Entries by National Center on Sexual Exploitation

ACTION ALERT: 2022 Dirty Dozen List REVEALED!

12 Mainstream Facilitators of Sexual Abuse and Exploitation | 2022 Dirty Dozen List.  What is the Dirty Dozen List? The Dirty Dozen List is an annual campaign calling out twelve mainstream entities for facilitating, enabling, and even profiting from sexual abuse and exploitation. Since its inception in 2013, the Dirty Dozen List has galvanized […]

Myth vs. Fact: The EARN IT Act

Countering Myths About the EARN IT Act. Contact your Members of Congress and urge them to COSPONSOR and support the EARN IT Act! Why Tech Companies Should Support the EARN IT Act Living in a world that is so heavily fixated on technology comes with its own consequences. Recent generations have grown up in the digital […]

Mazoola Protects Kids’ Privacy

Payment apps and online payment options through social media platforms are used to enable child and adult sexual exploitation. These digital payment options give easier access to sexual predators to groom young users. Direct service providers serving child sex trafficking victims have called NCOSE to ask our assistance in advocating that Square, CashApp, and Venmo […]

What Equality Means to Us: No More Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

In 1948 the United Nations declared that “all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights,” and all nations are bound to these principles under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Supported and upheld by international treaties and case law, human rights include the right to life, health, personal freedom and security, and the right to not be exposed to […]

Third Sex Trafficking Survivor Joins Lawsuit Against Nevada for Enabling Sexual Slavery

Lawsuit Adds Sapphire and Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club as Defendants WASHINGTON, DC (November 23, 2021) – A third sex trafficking survivor has joined two other plaintiffs who were sex trafficked in Nevada in a lawsuit filed by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation Law Center (NCOSE) and Jason Guinasso, an attorney with Hutchison & Steffen, PLLC, against Steve Sisolak, Governor of […]

TAKE ACTION: Apple Should Lead Big Tech in Protecting Children

This past August, Apple announced a series of measures designed to fight the exponentially increasing crime of child exploitation. The new protections featured three main changes: Application of cryptography to detect previously confirmed and hashed child sex abuse images (CSAM) at the device level before being uploaded to iCloud. A tool in iMessage that would blur […]

Call for a UN World Day on Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

The International Center on Sexual Exploitation—a division of NCOSE—is proud to join the Global Collaborative effort to establish an international day of recognition for child sexual exploitation and abuse prevention and healing. The Global Collaborative is a survivor led network of NGO’s, faith-based institutions, survivor networks and governments. As the Global Collaborative states: “The World Health Organization reports 120 […]

PODCAST: What It Will Take To End Sexploitation

In a follow up Dawn Hawkins, as the new CEO of NCOSE, wants to share more about HOW we can achieve a world free from sexual abuse and exploitation. Hear about my vision: Before any real problem solving can be done, it’s essential the problem is properly laid out and defined. That’s why NCOSE’s work […]

5 Tips When You Discover Your Kid Is Viewing Porn

This is a guest post written by Josh Glaser and Daniel Weiss. No parents want to find out that their son or daughter has been viewing pornography, but every parent should plan for it. A 2016 Barna study revealed that over two-thirds of 13-24-year-old males and one-third of 13-24-year-old females are viewing pornography at least monthly. In […]

ACTION ALERT: Protect Children from Pornography

How Can We End the Cycle of Child Exposure to Porn? Sign the petition here. Do you believe in building a world free from sexual abuse and exploitation? Do ever feel like that world is so far away? It can feel difficult to hold on to hope when looking at statistics and hearing stories about how […]

ACTION ALERT: Demand Visa Choose People Over Profit

In case you missed it, Mastercard is taking an important step to confront—and hopefully end—the horrific abuse on sites hosting pornography. Their new policies have officially gone into effect as of October 15, 2021. The new policies require banks connecting sellers of “adult content” (a.k.a. pornography) to Mastercard to ensure that the companies meet the following five […]

Freedom From Slavery is a Basic Human Right that Nevada Denies Many

By providing legal cover for the sex trade, Nevada is directly violating the Thirteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution. States cannot create conditions that allow slavery or involuntary servitude to flourish—including in the form of sex trafficking. The NCOSE Law Center’s lawsuit representing survivors seeks to hold the state of Nevada accountable for protecting prostitution […]

Twitter Tweets Child Sexual Abuse – You can hold them accountable!

One of the world’s most powerful companies has crossed the line. It’s shocking … The influential social network Twitter allows users to share videos of child sexual abuse and then, with a straight face, claims it has no knowledge of how its platform is being used to degrade and destroy? It’s absolutely true. And today […]

“Raised on Porn” Documentary Exposes Effects of Porn on Children

A new documentary from Exodus Cry and Magic Lantern Pictures, Raised on Porn, exposes the ways pornography has become the new sex education for children and unpacks the dangerous lifelong implications of this global phenomenon. SIGN THE PETITION demanding age verification on porn sites. RELATED ARTICLES: Facebook Deflects Responsibility for Child Wellbeing at Senate Hearing The Tidal […]

TikTok Still Exposing Kids to Sexual Content

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is urging TikTok to improve content moderation to better protect children on the platform. A Wall Street Journal investigation found that minors can be exposed to videos featuring sexual content. “While we have commended TikTok for making significant safety improvements over the last year, it is clear that TikTok needs to do much more to protect minors from exposure to sexual content […]