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These High School Students Mobilized to Fight Sex Trafficking

What do you get when you combine a dedicated community, a collection of resources and an energized student body? Well, in the case of Walk Her Home, these factors come together to form a creative, interactive and effective way to raise awareness on sexual exploitation. 32 students from Rustin High School did just that when […]

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Victory in the Online Ad Industry! Revcontent Removes Sexually Objectifying Ads

Every day, Internet users are bombarded with sexually objectifying and explicit advertisements on the websites they visit. Hypersexualized online ads appear virtually everywhere online, alongside completely unrelated Internet content. This content is often unsought by and offensive to Internet users. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) has taken a significant step to change our […]

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National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

How to Participate in National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month 2018

It’s January again, which means that people all across America are getting involved in National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. The national effort to raise awareness about the local and global problem of human trafficking has been going on for over a decade. In 2007 the U.S. Senate designated January 11th as the National Day […]

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NCOSE Trainings in Hawaii Helped Pave the Way to New Government Resource on Trafficking

In September, NCOSE’s Vice President and Director of Research and Education Lisa Thompson travelled to Hawaii to speak at a statewide training series titled “Understanding and Recognizing Trafficking in Persons.” This week of events was hosted by state Representative Andria Tupola in partnership with Hawaii’s State Department of Health and Department of Human Services. This […]

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How One Man Removed His Local Kroger’s Display of the Fifty Shades of Grey Franchise

Do you remember the first time you heard about the book Fifty Shades of Grey? Maybe you saw it being promoted on social media or someone reading it in public. Others may have encountered the book on display in a local book or grocery store or heard it being discussed among friends. One thing is […]

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[Video] It Can’t Wait: Exposing the Connections Between Forms of Sexual Exploitation

America is suffering from a sexual exploitation crisis. Evidence supports the fact that child sexual abuse, prostitution, pornography, sex trafficking, sexual violence, etc., are not isolated phenomena occurring in a vacuum. Rather, these and other forms of sexual abuse and exploitation overlap and reinforce one another. We call on our federal government to stop approaching […]

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Get Ready, WRAP Week is Almost Here

White Ribbon Against Pornography (WRAP) Week is almost here! Always held the last Sunday of October through the following Sunday, this year WRAP Week runs from Oct—Nov 6. This week of national activism and public education all started with one woman from Pennsylvania. In 1987, Norma Norris heard a sermon about pornography delivered in her […]

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“Never Give Up.” A College Student Shares Her Inspirational Story

By Nicole Dailey Sexually abused as a little girl. Behavior issues in elementary school. Anti-social childhood. Constantly fearful and frequently suicidal at age ten. A teenager full of anxiety. Panic attacks first year of college. Nervous breakdown age 19. Hope lost. Can’t handle life. That is my story. But not all of it. Here is […]

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These Five Teenagers Are Working to Eliminate Groping at Concerts

Groping and sexual assaults at concerts is not a new problem. But these five teenagers who created the group Girls Against are finding new and creative solutions. Ages 15 to 17, Hannah, Anna, Anni, Bea, and Ava are best friends from the UK who have decided to take a stand. After hearing about their growing […]

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