The Safeguard Alliance
A Task Force Within the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation
EARN IT Act
The EARN IT Act Will Help Protect Children from Online Sexual Exploitation
National Center on Sexual Exploitation 2020 Dirty Dozen List
No corporation should profit from or facilitate sexual exploitation.
Unfortunately, many well-established brands, companies, and organizations in America do just that. Since 2013, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation has published an annual Dirty Dozen List to name and shame the mainstream players in America that perpetuate sexual exploitation—whether that be through pornography, prostitution, sexual objectification, sexual violence and/or sex trafficking.
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We have many links to film, video, and book resources, plus a number of resources on domestic abuse, domestic violence, human trafficking, and more.
STATEMENT – Instacart Sends Vital Message to Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence Victims
UPDATE: Prince George’s County Man Sentenced to 22 Years in Federal Prison for Sex Trafficking of a Minor
Online Sexual Exploitation Creeping Back into U.S. Due to Lack of FOSTA-SESTA Enforcement
The passage of FOSTA-SESTA in 2018 was a major legislative victory for survivors of sex trafficking. It gave survivors a route to justice by providing a civil right of action. It also empowered state Attorney Generals to prosecute websites that facilitate sex trafficking.
MARYLAND U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE CONTINUES FIGHT AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING
January 17, 2020 – United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs has awarded $1,178,492.00 in grant funding to the University of Maryland, Baltimore…
Shared Hope’s Internet Safety Toolkit has arrived!
With our years of research and our experience in the field, we compiled this critical information to help you, and other caregivers, keep the children and teens in your life safe from internet-based danger.
Now available for download on our website, this toolkit includes everything you need to know about online predatory grooming, warning signs, and proactive actions with practical tips on special topics like these here:
Proclamation on National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
Below is a link to President Trump’s Proclamation on National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2020.
FOR OUR NATION,
THE STATE OF MARYLAND,
AND THE EASTERN SHORE.
The MISSION of the Eastern Shore Human Trafficking Task Force is to prevent and combat human trafficking (sex and labor exploitation) by encouraging, supporting, and promoting public awareness and action within specific communities and counties throughout Maryland’s eastern shore.
A Definition of Human Trafficking
Human trafficking is inducing children and adults to perform labor or services through force, fraud, or coercion. Human trafficking is inducing minors (under the age of 18) into commercial sex; or adults aged 18 and over into commercial sex via force, fraud, or coercion.
IS NOW THE
IN THE UNITED STATES