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BOOST LAWS VS ONLINE CHILD SEX ABUSE – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian is pressing the urgency of strengthening the country’s anti-trafficking laws to address the surge of online child sexual abuse complaints in the country. The Department of Justice (DOJ) has received 2.8 million reports on online sexual abuse of children in 2021, more than twice the 1.3 million reported in 2020. In 2021, […]

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PEACE PARTY LIST TO GOV’T: DO MORE VS CHILD ABUSE

As the Philippines commemorates National Children’s Month, the Philippine Educators Alliance for Community Empowerment (PEACE) Party-list urged the government to “sincerely and comprehensively address” child sexual abuse. “We must do more to protect vulnerable children against sexual abuse. Nagaaral dapat sila, naglalaro. Napakabigat sa damdamin na mas dumami pa ang kabataang biktima ng pangaabuso,” PEACE […]

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PANGILINAN: PROTECT MINORS, WOMEN VS ONLINE ABUSE

Instead of simply relying on users’ reports, social media sites should be able to immediately takedown sensual content involving minors, Senator Kiko Pangilinan said. “There should be a more proactive response rather than just rely on reports. The difficulty with reporting as was earlier manifested in some of the experiences, it would take several months. […]