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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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NewsSurvivorsYouth At Risk
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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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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