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Some Major Victories From 2018

Have you heard? 2018 was a year of multiple victories for human dignity. Despite facing a constant uphill battle, you made these successes a reality. Here are a few examples: Fighting Online Sex Trafficking 73% of child sex trafficking cases investigated by law enforcement will no longer be openly facilitated by Backpage.com, the largest mainstream…

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Walmart Stands Against #MeToo Culture

Walmart’s Corporate Responsibility: Fighting Female Objectification in the #MeToo Era

It’s no secret. We live in a society drenched with sexually objectifying images of women. What may be less obvious is just how harmful these images are to the dignity and treatment of women and girls by men. Objectifying images teach men that women are objects for ownership, rather than complete persons worthy of moral…

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This Simple Action Is How One Person Got Cosmo Magazine Out Of Their Wal-Mart Checkout Aisle

We regularly hear from supporters who are concerned about Cosmopolitan magazine. A nationwide survey revealed that the majority of Americans believe Cosmo is especially harmful to minors and that it should not be prominently displayed in checkout aisles.  Cosmopolitan is filled with sexually explicit articles and depictions of sex acts in virtually every edition. However, it’s often…

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Walmart Removes All Eroticized Child Nudity Photography Books – Works to Protect Families

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation would like to thank Walmart for removing Jock Sturges photography books depicting child nudity from Walmart.com. We were shocked when we first discovered this exploitive material being sold at Walmart, and we immediately reached out to the company’s executives to express our concern. Within 24 hours after we lodged our complaint,…

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Wal-Mart Sells Sexually Exploitive Magazines, Naked Pictures of Children, and Sex Trafficking Instructions

**UPDATE 10/29/16 – Walmart has removed the child nudity books from their website! In just the first day of our petition campaign we got thousands of signatures. THANK YOU for speaking up with us!  Wal-Mart now sells a wide array of sexually explicit material including some with child nudity, as well as sexually exploitive magazines…

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A Christmas Message from Patrick Trueman, NCOSE President

Watch Video Here: Patrick Trueman wishes a Merry Christmas to all of the supporters of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation. “I think we are winning this war!” He says, noting that NCOSE has had several victories this year, removing pornography from multiple prominent hotel chains and getting Walmart, FoodLion, and RiteAid to improve some of…

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The Hill: Retailers to shield customers from Cosmopolitan magazine

By Lydia Wheeler Original Source: The Hill Cosmopolitan magazine has proven to be too risqué for some retailers. Late last month, Rite Aid and Food Lion announced they were working to shield customers from the content on the magazine’s cover. In a statement, Rite Aid said it is still going to carry the publication, but future…

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