The Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation (CESE) endexploitationmovement.com
Dr. Layden is a psychotherapist and Director of Education at the Center for Cognitive Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the Director of the Sexual Trauma and Psychopathology Program. She specializes in the treatment of victims and perpetrators of sexual violence and sexual addiction.
The Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation (CESE) is focused on bringing a diverse spectrum of people together to solve and end the complex social issue of sexual exploitation. Members of the coalition create a unified front when faced with these seemingly insurmountable issues. As of September 2014, there are 280 national, state and local organizations in the Coalition.
CESE combines child advocacy, Internet safety, pro-family, prevention, education, women’s rights and feminist activists, recovery groups, law enforcement, anti-trafficking groups, state policy, and technology groups together, as well as health and science experts and religious leaders.
Sexual exploitation encompasses:
• Sex trafficking of adults and children
• Pornography: the users & performers
• Sexually oriented businesses
• Sexual assault
• Violence against women
• Sexualization of children
• Child sexual abuse
• Child porn
• Sexual coercion
• Sexual addiction/compulsivity