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Tell Congress to Stop Shielding Sexual Harassment Perpetrators on Capitol Hill

Right now, thanks to the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995, sexual offenders or harassers in the government are shielded from public exposure through private settlements that keep their names sealed. One Capitol Hill staffer noted how this system perpetuates harassment in government, telling Buzzfeed, “When you make private settlements, it doesn’t warn the next woman or the […]

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Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda

Louisiana is the 5th State to Formally Recognize Public Health Harms of Pornography

This summer, Louisiana joined Utah, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Arkansas in formally recognizing the public health harms of pornography. Louisiana passed a state resolution declaring pornography a public health hazard for children. This resolution differs in language from the model resolution the National Center on Sexual Exploitation produced yet it maintains important themes recognizing pornography’s […]

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Issue: Pornography Harms

Action Alert: Will Your Senator Help Fight Online Sex Trafficking?

As you may know, sex trafficking has moved online. But our laws haven’t kept up. In fact, federal law (Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act) gives broad immunity to websites that facilitate sex trafficking. Even websites like Backpage.com (a company on NCOSE’s Dirty Dozen List) that earn most of their profits from sex trafficking […]

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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 […]

Issue: Sex Trafficking

[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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Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda

[Video] Why We Must Oppose the Full Decriminalization of Prostitution – Taina Bien-Aimé, CATW

This presentation on the harms of the full decriminalization of prostitution 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 full decriminalization of prostitution is […]

Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda

Event At The U.S. Capitol Educated Policy Makers On The Spectrum of Sexual Exploitation

In March of 2017 the National Center on Sexual Exploitation held a national briefing event at the U.S. Capitol building. The event was entitled “The Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda.” Distinguished speakers from around the country arrived to educate staffers and members of Congress and the Executive branch about the landscape of the full spectrum of […]

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Podcast: How Are Issues Like Trafficking, Prostitution, and Porn Linked?

Ep. 24 Presentation at the U.S. Capitol reveals the intersection between forms of sexual exploitation. 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. Accordingly, the […]

Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda

One Year Ago: The First State Declared Pornography a Public Health Crisis

One year ago today I joined Utah Governor Herbert and other allies at the historic signing of the first state resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis. Since then, South Dakota and Arkansas have passed the resolution, and it is being considered right now in half a dozen additional states. Even the Canadian Parliament passed […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

Behind the Scenes of the Canadian Committee Investigating the Harms of Pornography

Guest Post courtesy of Strength To Fight—a Canadian-based group dedicated to addressing the harms of pornography. Across the Western world, politicians, health professionals, and the public are beginning to wake up to the reality that pandemic pornography use is doing enormous damage to the fabric of society. Marriages are collapsing under the weight of compulsive […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

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