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Ashton Kutcher’s High-Tech Approach to Saving Sex Trafficking Victims

According to the FBI, sex trafficking of children in this country has become a nationwide problem. And traffickers target troubled girls with low self-esteem -- girls like Alyssa Beck. Beck was just a naïve 15 year old living in Jacksonville, Florida, when she found herself trapped in a sex trafficker's web. She would be in [...]

By |2018-09-28T11:06:22+11:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: Society & Culture|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Study: TV’s female characters are sexual targets

Teenage female characters are sexual fodder for broadcast network TV series, especially comedies, according to an advocacy group's new study. An examination of 238 sitcoms and dramas airing during four weeks in 2011 and 2012 found a third of the episodes included content that "rose to the level of sexual exploitation" of females, according to [...]

Net Savvy: Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATWA)

Coalition Against Trafficking in Women Australia (CATWA)  CATWA is the Australian branch of CATW International, a Non Governmental Organization approved by the United Nations Economic and Social Council. It works locally and internationally to end all forms of sexual exploitation of women, especially the violence of prostitution, trafficking and pornography. AIMS: To promote recognition that [...]