Sex crimes

OffenderWatch and Advocacy Nonprofit Zandoli USA Join Forces to Track Sex Offenders in the Caribbean

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 11:00am

Collaborating sex offender registries in CARICOM nations will help law enforcement worldwide as they track sex offender movement, investigate sex crimes, and prevent human trafficking.

Key Points: 
  • Collaborating sex offender registries in CARICOM nations will help law enforcement worldwide as they track sex offender movement, investigate sex crimes, and prevent human trafficking.
  • The objective is to reduce child sex trafficking globally by facilitating international cooperation to track registered sex offenders as they move or travel from one country to another.
  • Trinidad and Tobago became the smallest country in the world to pass a public sex offender's registry law on September 13, 2019.
  • A new Caribbean unified sex offender registryby OffenderWatch would immediately send notification to other law enforcement agenciesupon entering the address of where an offender intends to travel.

FeganScott Announces Investigation Involving Ex-McDonald’s CEO’s Sexual Relationships with Employees

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 10:31pm

Today, FeganScott, a national law firm dedicated to representing victims of sexual abuse and employment litigation announced that it has begun an investigation involving claims that Steve Easterbrook, the former CEO of McDonalds, allegedly had sexual relationships with employees in the year before his termination, likely violating the companys policies and creating an unsafe work environment.

Key Points: 
  • Today, FeganScott, a national law firm dedicated to representing victims of sexual abuse and employment litigation announced that it has begun an investigation involving claims that Steve Easterbrook, the former CEO of McDonalds, allegedly had sexual relationships with employees in the year before his termination, likely violating the companys policies and creating an unsafe work environment.
  • Employees deserve a safe work environment without the threat of sexual harassment from a CEO trying to exploit a power dynamic, said Elizabeth Fegan, partner and managing member at FeganScott.
  • FeganScott is a national class action law firm dedicated to helping victims of consumer fraud, sexual abuse, and discrimination.
  • FeganScott is committed to pursuing successful outcomes with integrity and excellence while holding the responsible parties accountable.

Fegan Scott and Lieff Cabraser Announce That Plaintiffs Score Win on Failed Statute of Limitations Defense in NCAA/Rembao Student Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 1:53am

Judge Davila was forthright in highlighting the seriousness and import of the case: The seriousness of the issue before the Court cannot be overstated.

Key Points: 
  • Judge Davila was forthright in highlighting the seriousness and import of the case: The seriousness of the issue before the Court cannot be overstated.
  • In recent years, it has become clear that sexual assault on college campuses is a pervasive problem.
  • Of course, as Larry Nassar demonstrated, sexual assault on college campuses is not limited to peer-to-peer assault; it also occurs between coaches and their athletes.
  • Plaintiffs disagreed, maintaining that various tolling doctrines prevent the court from finding that the abuse claims were time-barred.

Two Million People Sign Petition to Shut Down Pornhub for Sex Trafficking Videos

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 2:37pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --With signers from 192 countries, anti-trafficking expert Laila Mickelwait's "Traffickinghub" petition to shut down Pornhub for allegedly enabling and profiting from the sex trafficking and rape of women and children has surpassed two million signatures.

Key Points: 
  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --With signers from 192 countries, anti-trafficking expert Laila Mickelwait's "Traffickinghub" petition to shut down Pornhub for allegedly enabling and profiting from the sex trafficking and rape of women and children has surpassed two million signatures.
  • The campaign, based on numerous cases of real videos of child sexual abuse, adult trafficking, assault, and rapeall monetized on Pornhubalso released a viral video which has gained 33 million views globally.
  • Pornhub doesn't bother to reliably verify the age or the consent of the millions featured in the videos it hosts and profits from.
  • The site is set up for exploitation and is infested with videos of the real rape, trafficking, abuse, and exploitation of women and children.

The Jensen Project announces the GrantTank, a commitment of up to $2 million dedicated to combatting human trafficking in the United States

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 3:00pm

Human trafficking is a prolific crime that occurs in every county across America.

Key Points: 
  • Human trafficking is a prolific crime that occurs in every county across America.
  • It is not confined by boundaries of gender, race, or socio-economic status, making universal education of the topic the most relevant form of prevention.
  • Vulnerable populations are the most at risk for recruitment into trafficking.
  • Founded by philanthropist, Janet Jensen, The Jensen Project exists to fuel strategic partnerships in the fight against sexual violence.

Worthwhile Wear Shares How a Simple Act Can Support Survivors of Human Trafficking

Saturday, August 22, 2020 - 12:56am

There is anopportunity to join others across the country and the world to support the efforts of an organization that provides healing and hope for survivors of human trafficking.

Key Points: 
  • There is anopportunity to join others across the country and the world to support the efforts of an organization that provides healing and hope for survivors of human trafficking.
  • Worthwhile Wear is a non-profit that provides survivors with long-term housing on its beautiful 82-acre property just outside of Philadelphia, PA.
  • It equips survivors with job training and employment through its thrift stores, empowers survivors of sexual exploitation through its community outreach programs, and globally employs survivors in the making of Worthwhile Wear apparel.
  • Worthwhile Wear's nationwide ACT Challenge aims to raise awareness about the issue of trafficking and help fund restorative services for survivors.

Updated Guide to the New Title IX Regulations Taking Effect August 14th, 2020 is Published by Duffy Law

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 1:10pm

The Guide addresses the new regulations going into effect on August 14, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • The Guide addresses the new regulations going into effect on August 14, 2020.
  • Known as the "Final Rule," these U.S. Department of Education regulations significantly change the way colleges and universities are required to handle sexual harassment and sexual misconduct cases under Title IX.
  • The 20-page Guide covers all phases of the common disciplinary process including investigations, hearings, findings, sanctions, and appeals.
  • She filed a Title IX action against the University of Connecticut as an undergraduate in 1978 to compel the funding of a women's varsity soccer team.

RCMP partners with the Dominican Republic to help in the fight against child sexual abuse

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 6:28pm

This partnership will build on the existing relationship between the two countries to fight against atrocities such as the sale of children, child prostitution and pornography, trafficking and other forms of child sexual abuse.

Key Points: 
  • This partnership will build on the existing relationship between the two countries to fight against atrocities such as the sale of children, child prostitution and pornography, trafficking and other forms of child sexual abuse.
  • "These Agreements will further enhance the great collaboration between the RCMP and our colleagues from the Dominican Republic.
  • The RCMP's National Child Exploitation Crime Centre (NCECC), was created in response to the growing and disturbing crime of online child sexual exploitation.
  • In 2019, the NCECC received 102,967 reports of online child sexual abuse, a dramatic 1106% increase since 2014.

Tim Tebow Deepens His Commitment to the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 2:00pm

Exposed to this global inhumanity in his early years through his familys missionary work overseas, Founder Tim Tebow said this, Human trafficking is one of the greatest evils that exists in the world today.

Key Points: 
  • Exposed to this global inhumanity in his early years through his familys missionary work overseas, Founder Tim Tebow said this, Human trafficking is one of the greatest evils that exists in the world today.
  • We have become more deeply burdened by this ever-increasing evil and are now moving to a more overt strategy and action against human trafficking.
  • The Tim Tebow Foundation exists to bring Faith, Hope and Love to those needing a brighter day in their darkest hour of need.
  • To learn more about how the Tim Tebow Foundation is serving children and sharing Gods love by fighting for those who cant fight for themselves, visit www.timtebowfoundation.org .

Love Grenades Unveils Dog Tag Necklace That Supports Efforts To Combat Child Sex Trafficking

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 1:00pm

will be able to rescue one child from sex trafficking plus provide all necessary aftercare.

Key Points: 
  • will be able to rescue one child from sex trafficking plus provide all necessary aftercare.
  • During the pre-sale period, the first 200 people to order a necklace will also receive a free Love Grenades black leather braided bracelet, valued at $42.
  • to support their life-saving work and bring greater awareness and visibility to the horrors of modern-day child slavery," said Love Grenades co-founder and designer Annmarie D'Ercole.
  • Ballard was given a dog tag necklace, which was inscribed with scripture, after rescuing a five-year-old boy from sex slavery.