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Keeping Kids Safe Online

Keeping Kids Safe Online

Using safe internet practices is imperative when we are addressing abuse against children. Children live in a digital age in which communication, relationship development, learning and exploration have gone online. While the internet can provide children with...

Pride Month 2022

Some of the most vulnerable people in our society include members of the LGBTQ+ community, especially youth and BIPOC. Homelessness, poor mental health, discrimination, healthcare inaccessibility, trafficking – these are just a few of the many, many issues that affect...

Protecting our environment is human trafficking prevention

By Melinda Sampson, Community Outreach Coordinator, NC Stop Human Trafficking Earth Day is today, and the connection between caring for our planet and sustainability is linked to human trafficking in two ways. The first, and most obvious, is the powerful human...

FROM THE ARCHIVES: What You Need to Know About OnlyFans

OnlyFans is an online platform that is well known to many youths yet is relatively unknown to older adults. While older adults don’t know what OnlyFans even is, youth who take up using this platform are unaware of the risks that it entails. In this piece we will...

NSVRC focuses on online safety for 2022 Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Last month, the Biden administration reauthorized the Violence Against Women Act, just in time for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Sexual violence is an issue that affects nearly half a million Americans every year, and it is not limited to in-person settings. In an age of constant connection, the risk of bullying and abuse is greatly increased.