Information and communication technologies, including the Internet, are revolutionizing children’s access to information, education and social networks.
As more and more children and adolescents worldwide connect online, they must be empowered to take advantage of the amazing opportunities the digital world offers, but they also need to know how to protect themselves from harm.
In his computer were videos and images of young boys and girls engaged in sex acts.
“Why is everyone asking about children coming into my house?
Filipino scammers may also ask you to send money for plane tickets, visa fees, marriage annulment fees or other travel related expenses. In one variation a Filipino asks you to send money so that she can purchase a webcam for an online video chat with you.
The victim sends the money to purchase a webcam and the lady vanishes with the money never to be seen again.
S., Canada, Europe and Australia pay facilitators on the other side of the world to sexually abuse children, even babies, directing their moves through online livestreaming services.
There have been as many as three busts a week there this spring.
Children’s underwear, toddler shoes, cameras, bondage cuffs, fetish ropes, meth pipes and stacks of hard drives and photo albums cluttered the stuffy, two-bedroom townhouse.
Penciled on the wall, someone had scrawled “My Mom and Dad love me” and a broken heart.
"We were forced to take a cotton ball and dip it in pigeon's blood, then put that in our sex organ," she says. In some parts of Asia, anti-trafficking groups have found that men believe sex with a virgin can cure their HIV/AIDS.
Social workers say that's led to a disturbing trend with tragic consequences for the victims of human trafficking.