Sexual Abuse

How Can You Identify Signs of Sex Abuse in Children?

Recognizing the signs of sexual abuse in children is crucial yet challenging due to the often subtle and hidden nature of these indicators. It's essential for parents, educators, and guardians to be vigilant and informed about what to look for to protect children and provide the necessary support as soon as possible. Understanding the [...]

2024-04-18T13:10:42-07:00April 18th, 2024|Blog, Signs of Sexual Abuse|

Protecting Our Children Online: The Urgency of Internet Regulation

The Rising Danger of Online Predators for Canadian ChildrenThe Alarm Bell: C3P's Powerful CampaignWith the staggering growth in reports of offenders targeting children through social media platforms, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (C3P) released ‘The Horse’ today - a powerful campaign about the dangers the unregulated internet has evolved into for children. More than [...]

2023-11-27T10:21:22-08:00October 26th, 2023|Child Sex Abuse News, Sexual Abuse|

CHILD USA Issued A Statement Today

Reacting to the Passage of the Pennsylvania Budget Without a Window to JusticeFollowing the Pennsylvania House approving the state budget plan last night, which failed to include a key campaign promise of Governor Josh Shapiro – a statute of limitations window for child sex abuse survivors, Marci Hamilton, founder & CEO of CHILD USA and [...]

2023-11-27T10:26:57-08:00July 14th, 2023|Child Sex Abuse News|

Panel Urged to Hold Chat Site Omegle Liable for Sexual Exploitation of Kids

Parents argue the website, which advertises itself as a place to talk to strangers, should be held responsible for its use by child predators.(CN) — The 11th Circuit heard arguments Thursday over whether anonymous chat website Omegle is liable for those who misuse the site to sexually exploit children.In 2020, the parents of an 11-year-old [...]

2023-11-27T10:28:04-08:00November 17th, 2022|Child Sex Abuse News|

Graham, Blumenthal Introduce EARN IT Act to Encourage Tech Industry to Take Online Child Sexual Exploitation Seriously

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) today reintroduced bipartisan legislation to encourage the tech industry to take online child sexual exploitation seriously.The Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act (EARN IT Act) removes blanket immunity for violations of laws related to online child sexual abuse material (CSAM).“There are [...]

2023-11-27T10:29:15-08:00February 2nd, 2022|Child Sex Abuse News|

Congratulations to our friends at the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (C3P) on 5 years running Project Arachnid!

Since 2017, the platform has led to six million images and videos of child sexual exploitation being removed from 1,000 electronic service providers spanning 100 countries worldwide. However, as a victim-centric tool, its true success lies with it breaking the cycle of victimization for children/survivors.As one survivor noted: "We never knew that there was any [...]

2023-11-27T10:30:32-08:00January 17th, 2022|Child Sex Abuse News|

AN URGENT CALL TO ACTION TO GOVERNMENT AND THE TECH INDUSTRY

Most of us don’t know or don’t want to acknowledge how vulnerable our children are to online predators. Supported by the real-life experience of survivors, the energy of committed advocates, and extensive research the Canadian Centre has identified critical points of needed change for government and the tech industry—all for the greater protection of [...]

2020-12-21T12:41:05-08:00December 4th, 2019|Child Sex Abuse News|

Takedown Of The Largest Child Exploitation Site On The Web

This article is taken from Forbes.com IRS Followed Bitcoin Transactions, Resulting In Takedown Of The Largest Child Exploitation Site On The Web Kelly Phillips Erb The largest dark web child pornography site in the world has been taken down. That was the word today from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, the [...]

2019-10-17T12:21:18-07:00October 17th, 2019|Sexual Abuse|

The Internet Is Overrun With Images of Child Sexual Abuse

Read this revealing piece of in-depth investigative journalism by the NY Times.  The first of three articles on how government and industry are failing our children and how the end to end encryption will empower pedophiles to share child sex abuse images and videos at rates even beyond current epidemic levels: The Internet Is [...]

2021-03-08T10:38:06-08:00October 11th, 2019|Sexual Abuse|
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