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STATEMENT – United Airlines, Fighting Sexual Harassment, Starts Training Crews to Stop In-Flight Porn Use

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation Applauds United Airlines for Improving Its Policy and Removes It From the Dirty Dozen List Washington, DC (February 3, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation applauds United Airlines for changing its in-person flight attendant training to include the issue of passengers using pornography on the plane. Flight…

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VICTORY: United Airlines Removed from Dirty Dozen List, Agrees to Train Crews to Stop In-Flight Porn Use

Your voice matters! With hundreds of messages flooding into United Airlines’ Customer Service line this past year while the corporation—which employs over 85,000 people worldwide and flies over 150 million customers a year—was listed on the 2019 Dirty Dozen List, United has now stepped up to combat in-flight sexual harassment and pornography use with improved training for…

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Fox Business: Porn is a problem on United Airlines so flight attendants will train to keep it off flights

Originally Published at Fox Business By Evie Fordham United Airlines promised to do more to help flight attendants keep pornography out of airplane cabins after landing on the National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s “2019 Dirty Dozen List,” NCOSE announced on Monday. “Sexual harassment, inappropriate behavior, intimidation or predation have absolutely no place anywhere in our society — including, and especially, in…

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Two Flight Attendant Stories About Sexual Harassment on United Airlines

Excerpts from Cosmopolitan.com Alyssa, 24 United Airlines I was on an international flight, and I ended up working the front. I was working with the lead flight attendant from the international crew who was probably in his 50s, and I noticed he was being really nice to me. I had responsibilities and he told me…

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This Proposed Legislation Would Address Sexploitation in the Transportation Industry

The Stop Sexual Assault and Harassment in Transportation Act was introduced today by Rep. Peter DeFazio, and endorsed by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, a non-partisan nonprofit in Washington DC. Alarmed by incidents of sexual assault and harassment occurring in public transportation—especially on airlines—NCOSE has long advocated for the transportation sector to do more…

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NCOSE's 2019 12 Days of Action: United Airlines

Action Alert #1: Making United Airlines’ Friendly Skies Friendly Again

Over the years, NCOSE has heard story after story of passengers watching pornography on flights, passengers or aircrew being sexually harassed or assaulted, and more. While having these incidents happen at all is bad enough, what’s worse is that flight crews are rarely, if ever, prepared to handle these situations. United Airlines seems to have…

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NCOSE's 2019 12 Days of Action

12 Days of Action 2019: A Chance For YOUR Voice to Be Heard!

NCOSE’s annual Dirty Dozen List admonishes 12 mainstream targets who facilitate sexual exploitation. Because of your voices, this campaign has led to major changes at many targets over the years including Google, Snapchat, Comcast, Hilton Hotels, the Department of Defense, and more. It’s time now for our mid-year push to keep up the pressure on these cultural…

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Airline industry treats sexual assaults in the skies like an inconvenience, not a crime – USA Today

Excerpt of Article on USAToday.com In April 2016, I was sexually assaulted on an overnight flight. I awoke to a male passenger grabbing my crotch repeatedly. He hit and blocked me as I yelled “no,” slapped his hands and scrambled to get away and alert the crew. Despite my efforts, and to my shock, no action was taken by the…

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Lawsuit Says United Airlines Didn’t Help Teen Sexually Assaulted on Seattle Flight

Excerpt from SeattlePi.com, published Jan 22, 2019 A lawsuit filed last week accused United Airlines of failing to protect a 16-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted on a July 2017 flight from Seattle to Newark, New Jersey. Vijaykumar Krishnappa, 29, was sentenced to 90 days at a federal court in New Jersey earlier this month. But the…

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CBN News: ‘Dirty Dozen List’ Accuses Businesses and Nevada of Sexual Exploitation

The following article was originally published by CBN News You might be shocked at some of the famous names accused of committing or at least tolerating sexual exploitation in America. Twelve are named by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) in what it calls the Dirty Dozen List. NCOSE announced the list at a…

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