20 May
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The bright and the dark internet

We all love being connected to the internet and it is a wonderful technology for communicating, providing information and entertainment, and keeping people connected. Commerce and business is totally dependent on it, what with e-mail, conferencing, communication, document transmission in which it is essential and has saved countless number of trees with the reduction in […]

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17 May
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Mother arrested for online abuse of daughter

SEVEN minors were rescued in two separate operations yesterday afternoon, which saw the arrest of a mother and a German national. In Barangay Sangat in San Fernando town, operatives of the Women and Children Protection Center-Visayas Field Unit (WCPC-VFU) arrested a woman at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, for allegedly selling her own daughter and […]

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13 May
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Let there be justice for children

We often read and see reports about the terrible number of child sexual assaults and how few perpetrators ever get convicted. That is changing with the appointment of highly trained female judges to the Philippine family courts. One day in September 2013, Rosie, a 12-year old child but with a mental age of five or […]

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12 May
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Teacher uses cycling to raise money against online sexual exploitation

MANILA, Philippines – Through cycling, Simon Fox is making sure others are made free. For 8 months, the 27-year-old ventured on what he calls a “world cycle tour.” He had been to Turkey, India, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and the Philippines carrying only his bike and his hopes of helping end the online sexual exploitation of […]

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09 May
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1st PHL plan of action to end violence against children launched

The first Philippine Plan of Action to End Violence Against Children (PPAeVAC) was launched Wednesday to kickstart plans to reduce violence against youths in the country. Emmanuel Layco, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Officer-in-Charge, said at the launch event at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) that children were directly involved in the […]

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01 May
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Philippines scrambles to curb child exploitation as citizens become internet-savvy

A TOTAL of 67 million Filipinos out of 105.7 million population are active social media users as of January 2018 study, and this is both seen as a blessing and a curse after online predators victimizing Filipino children are also on the rise. Gregorio Angelo Villar, deputy director general of the Philippine Information Agency, admitted […]

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