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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

Florida Proposes State Resolution Declaring Porn a Public Health Crisis

State Representative Ross Spano has proposed a state resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis. The proposal states that: “The public health crisis created by pornography and acknowledges the need for education, prevention, research, and policy change to protect the citizens of this state.” This is a great step forward! Already Utah, Arkansas, Tennessee, and […]

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Issue: Pornography Harms

Historic Press Conference: Addressing Sexual Exploitation of Boys and Men

This is the historic first press conference in Washington D.C. solely dedicated to addressing the web of sexual exploitation harming boys and men.   For too long, male sexual exploitation victims have been overlooked. Politicians, NGOs, and society at large have all failed to adequately address the experiences of boys and men involving sex trafficking, prostitution, sexual […]

Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

Thank This Tech Company for Standing Against Online Sex Trafficking

Oracle, a multinational computer technology corporation, became the very first major tech company to publicly support Congressional efforts to amend the Communications Decency Act Section 230, which currently allows broad immunity to websites facilitating sex trafficking. While many companies and activists in the technology industry have opposed these efforts, Oracle has taken a stand for […]

Communications Decency Act

Boys and Men Suffer, Too. It’s Time to Give Them a Voice.

Two years ago, I spoke at a press conference on the sexual objectification of girls through mainstream mediums like Cosmopolitan Magazine. I returned to the office high on adrenaline from a successful and well-covered event and then got two calls that changed my perspective greatly. THE PHONE CALLS The first was a young man in […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: Cosmopolitan Magazine

UPDATE: VICTORY! Moms speaking out against Amazon selling Erotica Book with Child on Cover

Update 11:00 pm: After one day of social media madness, Mama on a Mission led lots of other upset mothers (myself included) to send complaints to Amazon. IT WORKED! They removed the post. The author has even removed all images and promotion of the book from her websites, too. Together, we can make a difference […]

2017 Dirty Dozen List – MASTER

VICTORY! Disney to remove sex trafficking scene in Pirates of the Caribbean Rides

Disney is finally recognizing the need to stop joking about and glamorizing human sex trafficking. They announced that they will remove the scene in the Pirates of the Caribbean Ride where women are tied up, crying, and are being auctioned off while men are jeering at them, yelling “We wants the redhead!” The National Center […]

Issue: Sex Trafficking

The Governor of Tennessee Just Officially Declared Pornography a Public Health Crisis

Today, the governor of Tennessee, Bill Haslam, officially signed the joint resolution declaring pornography as a “public health crisis” in the state. The nonbinding resolution was sponsored by Sen. Mae Beavers, R-Mt. Juliet, and was passed with overwhelming support. It calls for education, prevention resources, and research on the negative effects of pornography. Tennessee is […]

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Issue: Pornography Harms

REPORT: Fighting Exploitation in Budapest

I just returned from a week in Budapest, Hungary where I got to speak at three different events about the harms of pornography and its connection to other forms of sexual exploitation. It was quite a moving experience! Some of you know that my journey in fighting sexual exploitation actually began because of the year […]

Events

Wisconsin Activists Fight against Sex Trafficking and Pornography with City Blitz Campaign

A bold new billboard recently appeared along Highway 33 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Located directly across from local “sex store” Sensations, this billboard proclaims: “Sex Trafficking: Porn Creates Demand.” The billboard is part of NCOSE’s City Blitz campaign, which raises awareness in cities across the country about the harms of pornography, including links to other […]

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City Blitz Campaigns

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