On 7 April 2021, Arise hosted a 30 minute briefing on the Philippines’ 264% rise in online child sexual exploitation during COVID, and what can be done about it.
Watch the full briefing recording below (30 mins), or select a speaker you would like to hear from.
Nicky Hilton Rothschild: Introduction (3 mins)
Luke de Pulford: Data-driven overview (6 mins)
Victor Julian: Technology and prevention (6 mins)
Cecilia Oebanda-Pacis: OSEC in the Philippines, Q&A, Conclusion (16 mins)
As Nicky mentioned in her conclusion, there are some simple actions that you can take to contribute to this movement:
Learn about it - Sign up for monthly updates and visit the Voice of the Free or Underground Child Foundation websites
Share about it - Share this video on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. Awareness is essential to pushing the issue up the policy agenda
Give your time - Volunteer at Arise or email Victor or Cecilia to find out how you can support their work
Donate - Support Arise, VoF, UCF or innovative responses to trafficking forged in response to on-the-ground realities
For a conversation with one of the panellists or to raise a question, please reach out.