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SurvivorsTechnology For Good
August 5, 2015

Sextortion: Has it happened to you?

Sextortion is a growing problem, with multiple online platforms being used to facilitate the crime. What is sextortion? Sextortion is a form of sexual exploitation where one individual threatens to reveal sexually explicit images of another person unless that person…
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Child Sex TraffickingSurvivors
July 18, 2014

Tech Training for Survivors of Commercial Sexual Exploitation

Recently, law enforcement officials rescued 168 child victims of commercial sex trafficking in a nationwide child sex trafficking bust. But what happens to these children after they've been rescued? (more…)
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National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month 2015
Child Sex TraffickingPartnersSurvivorsYouth At Risk
June 13, 2014

At Risk Warning Signs for Child Sex Trafficking

On an ongoing basis, we ask our supporters to help call attention to youth at risk for child sex trafficking. In an effort to call even more attention to the issue, we're providing more detailed information about youth at risk for…
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April 14, 2014

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month

As we, at Thorn, fight to put an end to child sex trafficking and child pornography, we are acutely aware that child abuse is a critical aspect of both of these crimes. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and we want…
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Child Sex TraffickingDeterrenceSurvivorsYouth At Risk
March 11, 2014

Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation Online: Escort Websites

Child sex trafficking statistics are shocking. The Justice Department estimates that each year 200,000 children are at risk for being trafficked for sex in the U.S. (more…)
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NewsSurvivors
November 22, 2013

Why Incorporating Voices of Survivors in Program Development Matters

I’ve been working in the anti-trafficking field for three-and-a-half years. Needless to say, I am immersed in this issue. I spend a lot of time brainstorming and seeking ideas about how we can leverage technology to prevent the sexual exploitation…
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