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We want to see this raised to at least 16 years, along with greater resources for finding and convicting offenders.” At the Philippines Department of Justice, Assistant Secretary Monica Pagunsan says the government is taking a comprehensive approach to the issue.“The Philippines is said to be the top source of ‘child pornography’ globally,” she says.“The operator ran an open house, with ‘shows’ every other night,” Dr. “If children in the slum were hungry, they knew they could come for food and shelter, plus 150 pesos for taking part in the ‘show’.” Shockingly, some parents even brought their own children to the house.“People tell themselves it’s not abuse, because the perpetrator isn’t touching the children,” Dr. “But the children are still being abused, and this harms their mental and physical development.The other three children were also living with the operator while their mother worked outside Manila.They called her ‘Auntie’ although she was not a blood relative.
In the slums of Manila, a police raid of a child sexual exploitation operation illuminates the challenges the country faces in protecting vulnerable children and prosecuting their abusers.
“This has been going on a few years now, but we’re seeing more and more cases,” says Sarah Norton-Staal, Chief of Child Protection at UNICEF Philippines.
“Increased Internet access and cheaper devices have brought poor communities online.
Inside the small single room house, they found an unusual amount of computer equipment: laptops, webcams and a Wi-Fi router.
They also found a group of four girls and boys aged between 7 and 10 preparing for a ‘show’.