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Activist honored for work to stop sexual violence against minors, pleads not guilty to sex with minor

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An activist once commended for his work to end sexual violence against minors to be admitted on Thursday to having sex with an underage boy and possession of child pornography with prepubescent children.

Joel Davis, 24, is a former Columbia University student, is now facing life in prison, the Manhattan U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman announced. Davis, that started the international group of Young people, in order to put an End to Sexual Violence.

“As he admitted today, She is at Davis from time to time, to meet a 15-year-old boy for sex and unlawful sexual activity with a 15-year-old,” Berman said. “He also possessed child pornography of children under the age of 12.”

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Davis pleaded guilty to one count of the seduction of a minor to engage in sexual acts, or who is a holder of a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison and up to a maximum of life in prison. He also pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography, which could carry a prison sentence of up to 20 years of age.

His sentencing has been set for the 7th of May.

“In so many conflicts around the world, the body quickly to the sites of violence, where rape is used to terrorize and break down of all the communities,” Davis wrote in a 2014 column for The Huffington Post.

“The youth at the End of gender-based Violence is an example of how youth-led organizations from around the world to stand together in solidarity — that is asking for a seat at the discussion table for youth, survivors, activists, and leaders,” he added. “We have to overcome the stigma attached to sexual violence, with the ability to design and develop our own programming to address the community as well.”

He also wrote on the Columbia Daily Spectator, of which he is a victim of sexual abuse in childhood.

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Davis’ double-life was exposed after he had responded to the report of an undercover FBI agent at a site is known to be “frequented by persons with a sexual interest in children, among other fetishes,” according to a criminal complaint, seen by Fox News.

“Are you looking for no limits TABOO pervs on in the DC area,” the message said. Bi dad here.”

Davis was reportedly under the name of yngperv22″, he answered and said to him: “I Have to go down and look at ur kids for a night,” the complaint added.

Authorities said Davis, exchanged phone numbers and text messages with the agent. Davis allegedly told the officer he was in children of all ages. He told me that he had had sexual encounters with children as young as 9 months and have had images of adults sexually abusing children. Davis then reportedly asked the officer to give him nude photos of his 2-year-old daughter.

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“When you have a baby, only next to it,” Davis was reportedly in a text message to the agent. “I mean, even for a few minutes is enough for FaceTime.”

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