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Google’s Secret: New Report Shows Google Supports Sex Trafficker Websites

Written by Margo Davison with Lisa Thompson A coalition of groups spearheaded by California-based Consumer Watchdog released an incriminating report entitled How Google’s Backing of Backpage Protects Child Sex Trafficking. The report exposes Google’s multipronged efforts to defend Backpage.com, a website notorious for facilitating prostitution and sex trafficking of women and children. About Backpage With […]

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2017 Dirty Dozen: Backpage.com

College “Sex Week” Promoting Exploitive Sex Tips at a Campus Near You

In March, Ohio University geared up for its most recent “Sex Week,” a four-day event where sex-related activities were hosted at a different campus location each day. Students sought to “destigmatize the conversation around sex” and “widen the conversation” to include types of sex outside of what is considered to be “conventional,” but in the […]

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Issue: College

A Cycle of Child Sexual Abuse, Fueled by Pornography, Stops Here – Personal Testimony

Personal testimony from a woman who submitted her story to be shared with others. I don’t know how old my brother was when our cousins started molesting him. He must’ve been very young- around five years old. I knew it happened during thanksgiving because that was the only time we saw those cousins. The boys were […]

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Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

Washington Post: A movie about online sex-trafficking might actually get laws changed

Original Post: Washington Post It’s tough getting a consensus on anything these days, but child sex abuse and human trafficking are generally considered indefensible crimes. So who’s defending them? According to “I Am Jane Doe,” that would be Google. And Microsoft. And Facebook. And Yahoo. Directed by Mary Mazzio (“Lemonade Stories,” “Underwater Dreams”) and coming […]

Issue: Sex Trafficking

[Video] Sexploitation Is Nobody’s Job: A Panel Discussion Review of Legal Approaches to Prostitution

This presentation discusses the different legal models or approaches to prostitution, including criminalization, legalization, decriminalization, and the Nordic model, and their impact on the prevalence of sex trafficking. Watch Here: This panel presentation was given at the 2016 Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation (CESE) Summit. To learn more visit endexploitationmovement.com. • Lisa Thompson, National Center […]

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2017 Dirty Dozen: Amnesty International

How Parents React to Finding Their Young Children Watching Pornography – New Study

A 2017 research study examined how parents responded when their younger-than-12-year-old children were exposed to adult content. “A Qualitative Study of what U.S. Parents Say and Do when Their Young Children See Pornography” involved parents completing a survey questionnaire about their reaction to such a situation. This study found that parents reacted in one of […]

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Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

BREAKING: Google is a Mainstream Supporter of Sex Traffickers

Report Reveals Google Support of Backpage.com Yesterday a coalition of consumer and anti-trafficking advocates released a report documenting that Google has financially backed the efforts of digital rights groups to defend Backpage.com—a website notorious for facilitating prostitution and sex trafficking—from numerous legal challenges. The report cited evidence that Google and the groups it financially supports have […]

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2017 Dirty Dozen: Backpage.com

How To Stop Sexually Exploitive Events At Sex Week On Your College Campus

“Sex Week” is a series of events that’s held on many college campuses around the nation that allegedly serve as sexual education, but in reality promote sexual exploitation. While some colleges and universities are attempting to re-tool “Sex Week” events to discuss consent and sexual assault prevention, Sex Weeks across the nation still chronically encourage unhealthy […]

Issue: College

[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

New Documentary Exposes Harms of Pornography from Insiders’ Perspectives

Ten Million Throwaways is a six-part documentary television miniseries that sheds light on the pervasive harms of pornography and the porn industry. Writer and director Andrew Douglas decided to create the documentary when he noticed that “there was a massive void around the topic of pornography” outside of the porn industry itself. “There is a […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

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