MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Global Resolve Against Online Sexual Exploitation of Children Virtual Summit kicked off today with dignitaries affirming the Philippine government’s leadership in addressing the global scourge of livestreamed child sexual abuse. “The Philippine Government refuses to idly stand by while this reprehensible crime threatens our children,” said Philippine Department of Justice Secretary continue reading : Global summit for stronger resolve against online sexual exploitation of children kicks off today
Police Rescues Three Minors from Online Sexual Exploitation of Children and Arrests One Suspect TAGUIG CITY, PHILIPPINES— On October 23,2020 Philippine law enforcers conducted a sting operation that led to the arrest of a 46-year-old woman in her residence for offering to livestream the live sexual abuse of her three daughters in exchange for money. continue reading : Police Rescues Three Minors from Online Sexual Exploitation of Children and Arrests One Suspect
Maria Susana “Toots” Ople, who is well-known for championing the causes of Filipino migrant workers, has been appointed as a member of the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Trust Fund for Victims of Human Trafficking. The Trust Fund is an integral element of the United Nations Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking continue reading : OFW advocate appointed as Trustee of UN Trust Fund
On June 4, 2020, the IACAT held its first online Regular Council Meeting. The 49th Regular Council meeting was attended by all 11 member agencies and the 3 NGO members.
The Philippines’ Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) is pleased to announce the upcoming release of a ground-breaking study on the online sexual exploitation of children (OSEC) in the Philippines. The results of the study, titled “Online Sexual Exploitation of Children in the Philippines: Analysis and Recommendations for Governments, Industry and Civil Society,” will be presented continue reading : Results of new study to guide our next steps in the fight against OSEC