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Sexual Exploitation Knows No Borders, Neither Should Our Efforts to End It – Nigeria Report

The issue of sexual exploitation knows no borders. Consider the case of Nigeria where sex trafficking and exploitation are pervasive throughout the country. Vulnerable populations, most notably young girls, face high risk of sex trafficking as harsh economic struggles in a country where options remain meager push children (and adults) to seek employment opportunities far…

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This Website Will Be a Hub for Sex Trafficking at the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl. Football, half-time, hilarious commercials. And sex trafficking. In recent years, the public has become more aware of the tragedy of sex trafficking at large sporting events or conferences. Because of this awareness, law enforcement is preemptively striving to ensure safety and security to the many thousands of men and women that will be…

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communications decency act presentation

[Video] Amend the Communications Decency Act to Give Access to Justice to Victims of Sex Trafficking

This presentation was shared at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s national briefing in the U.S. Capitol building, entitled “The Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda.” To learn more about the agenda, and to see more videos from the event, visit: endsexualexploitation.org/freedomagenda/   The Communications Decency Act (CDA) has unwittingly become a barrier to access to justice…

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Newly Introduced Legislation Could Radically Decrease Online Sex Trafficking

Sex trafficking and prostitution have extended online. It’s time for our laws to do the same. Congresswoman Ann Wagner (MO) introduced an important bipartisan bill today to lift barriers that have been impeding efforts to seek justice against online facilitators of sex trafficking. This bill would amend Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA). Unfortunately, Section…

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Stop Calling the Teen Trafficked by Oakland Police Officers a “Prostitute”

Seven Oakland police officers have been charged in a recent sexual exploitation scandal, involving the sexual abuse of a teenager. The young woman who has attracted national attention after being traded between as many as 30 police officers for sex acts has been labeled by many, including The New York Times, as a “prostitute.” However, when…

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Child sex trafficking is growing, even in U.S.

Baptist Press April 12, 2011 “The sexual entertainment and the sexualization of our culture is encouraging a growing number of people who are demanding these services. And so, if we want to look at the factors of supply and demand, then we would say [the sex trafficking industry] is growing… Read full article here.

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