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Sexual Exploitation Survivors, Advocates Call on NFL to Banish Robert Kraft from Team Ownership

Survivors of sexual exploitation are appealing to the National Football League (NFL), following the arrest of Patriot’s owner, Robert Kraft, for allegedly purchasing women at an illicit massage parlor/spa in Florida last month. In advance of the NFLs Annual League Meeting taking place March 24-27 in Phoenix, Arizona, 19 survivors and/or survivor-led organizations, along with […]

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Video: Understanding Sexual Exploitation – What Drives Our Objectification Culture?

Women’s experiences of harassment, exploitation, and assault are coming more fully to light in our culture. While efforts have been made to protect women from further harassment, we often don’t understand why victimization occurs. Lisa Thompson, the VP of Policy and Research for the National Center on Exploitation, presented at Q conference about the factors, […]

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Former Flight Attendant Exposes Lack of Airline Employee Training to Combat Sexual Misconduct

The following is a guest post written by Renae Powers I used to be a flight attendant, which is something that I am proud and happy to say. Being a part of the airline industry is an experience that I will always cherish! As a flight attendant, I learned so many things, like how hard […]

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“My Life Isn’t Your Porn” – Thousands of Women are Protesting Spycam Pornography

In this era of #MeToo, there is a stream of pornography that exploits the ignorance of its victims: Spycam Porn. Spycams are an increasingly popular form of pornography. Perpetrators use spycams disguised as watches, lighters, or smoke detectors to film and later upload videos of women as they use the toilet, walk the streets, play […]

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Twelve Days of Action: It’s Time to Raise Your Voice

A collective call to action has emerged out of the #MeToo Movement. People are raising their voices against a culture that objectifies women, glorifies male entitlement, and normalizes sexual violence. Despite the progress that has been made so far by these brave voices, there is still more to do. The 2018 Dirty Dozen List includes […]

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Aid Sector Rocked by Sexual Exploitation Scandals

News coverage of aid agencies and sexual exploitation has exploded over the last few months following revelations of the Oxfam sex crimes scandal in Haiti. As many of us remember, Haiti was hit by a major earthquake in 2010, killing more than 200,000 people, injuring over 300,000 people, and leaving 1.5 million more homeless. Unfortunately, […]

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Citizens Organize to Turn Off the Red Light on Prostitution in Nevada

Citizens against Brothels in Nye County (C.A.B.I.N-C),  the No Little Girl campaign, and the End Trafficking and Prostitution (ETAP PAC) have banded together to place referendums on upcoming election ballots to repeal legal prostitution in Nevada’s Nye and Lyon counties. Organizers are working to collect the necessary signatures to submit the referendum to the Nye […]

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Power and Privilege – Understanding the Role of Men in Perpetuating Racial, Economic and Gender Inequality through Prostitution

This is a summary of a presentation from Valiant Richey, Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for King County in Washington State at the 2018 Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Global Summit. For the last eight years, Val has worked in the Special Assault Unit, which handles cases involving the sexual abuse of children and adults and […]

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Resources for Individuals in Commercial Sexual Exploitation

We care about the safety and well-being of those in the sex trade, ie: prostitution, stripping, escorting, pornography, and more. If you or someone you know has been exploited, abused or in other ways victimized, here are some places to find support and help. SexTradeSurvivorResources.com This website hosts a list of resources may be able to […]

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On International Women’s Day, We Must Address the Role of Pornography in Fostering Inequality

The theme of International Women’s Day this year is #PressForProgress. Individuals and organizations around the world are being encouraged to stay active and avoid complacency because “while we know that gender parity won’t happen overnight, the good news is that across the world women are making positive gains day by day.” A call for mutual […]

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