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About Justice Defense Fund

The (JDF) is a non-partisan, non-religious 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering survivors of sex trafficking, child sexual abuse material (previously known as “child pornography”) and image-based sexual abuse to pursue justice through strategic litigation funding. We also advocate for the adoption of laws that prevent sexual abuse and provide recourse to victims.

JDF Leadership

Laila Mickelwait
Laila Mickelwait
Founder, CEO

Laila Mickelwait is the Founder and CEO of the   and the Founder of the global Traffickinghub movement supported by millions around the world. She has been combating the injustice of sex trafficking for over a decade and is a leading expert in the field.

The #Traffickinghub movement that Laila continues to lead, is a decentralized global effort to hold Pornhub, the 10th most visited website in the world, and the largest pornography website in the world, accountable for enabling and profiting from the sex trafficking and criminal sexual exploitation of countless victims. The Traffickinghub petition has been signed by over 2.2 million people from 192 countries. The effort is endorsed by over 300 organizations and the impact of the movement has been covered in thousands of media pieces globally.

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JDF understands that collaboration is critical. Building and maintaining strategic partnerships is a core value of JDF. We have built a strong alliance of policy experts, lawmakers, attorneys, advocates, academics, and survivors in order to achieve success.

Partner Attorneys

JDF partners with leading attorneys both domestically and internationally who have a passion for eradicating sex trafficking, child sexual abuse material, and image-based sexual abuse, and the skills necessary to successfully litigate cases on behalf of survivors. JDF supports the cases of partner attorneys with litigation consultation and funding.

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Justice Defense Fund Founder/CEO, Laila Mickelwait’s work and the impact of her and JDF's advocacy have been covered in thousands of media pieces globally. Here are just a few:

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If you are a victim of sex trafficking, online child sexual exploitation, or image-based sexual abuse and want information about possible legal assistance options please fill out this form.

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