Tag: #Online sexual abuse
Gatchalian seeks stronger anti-trafficking laws to combat surge in online sexual exploitation of children
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Wednesday called on lawmakers to strengthen the country’s anti-trafficking laws to effectively combat online child abuse cases in the country which surged during this time of a COVID-19 pandemic.
Forum on available technologies to protect children vs online sexual abuse, exploitation set on Nov. 9
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) announced Wednesday, Oct. 20, that a forum will be held on Nov. 9 to tackle available technologies that would help ensure the protection of children against online sexual abuse and exploitation.
Voting 23-0, the Senate approved on third and final reading a bill that seeks to expand and improve government protection for children against online sexual abuse and exploitation.
The Philippines’ largest integrated telco PLDT Inc. and its wireless unit, Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), continue to fortify protection from online sexual abuse and exploitation of children (OSAEC) during the coronavirus pandemic. To date, the PLDT Group has taken down 3,011 sites that host illicit content featuring children as mandated by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC).