Philippines: Tackling Online Sex Abuse
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Philippines: Tackling Online Sex Abuse

The Philippine Department of Justice has vowed to crack down on online sexual predators that victimize minors in the country. President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. said he would not allow those involved in illegal sex trafficking for minors, including parents, to go scot-free if proven guilty. “We are aware of the rising number of online…

Child Abuse in an African Context
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Child Abuse in an African Context

Beatrice Mumbi, the JCAM Safeguarding Coordinator, told ACI Africa that child abuse in Africa manifests itself in some forms of punishment meted against children. “Africa has always had a harsh way of raising children and the older people rarely distinguish it from child abuse. In many African countries, abuse of children is taken as discipline,”…