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  • Advocate Web is a non-profit organization providing support to people who have suffered sexual exploitation, harassment, or abuse by a helping professional or someone in a position of authority.

  • CATW is a non-governmental organization that works internationally to combat sexual exploitation in all forms, especially prostitution, and trafficking in women and children.

  • Escaping Hades, a rape and sexual abuse survivor's site, provides a forum for the survivors of rape, sexual abuse, and incest.

  • Based in Canada, PEERS is a non-profit society established by ex-prostitutes and community supporters dedicated to the empowerment, education, and support of prostitutes. It works to improve safety and working conditions, and assists those who wish to leave the sex industry.

  • The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization, operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline, and provides programs to prevent sexual assault, help victims, and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.

  • UNICEF works to prevent the commercial sexual exploitation of children at the global level, advocating ratification and enforcement of international laws that protect children from the worst forms of child labor.

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