UNICEF estimates as many as 100,000 children work in the illegal sex trade in the Philippines.
Click here to get full infographic on human trafficking in the Philippines Many women are also forced to prostitute themselves, not because of financial circumstances, but because they fear violence against themselves or their families, if they try to escape.
International Justice Mission is a global organisation that protects the poor from violence in the developing world.
Their global team includes more than 750 lawyers, investigators, social workers, community activists and other professionals at work through 17 field offices.
Apparently, the investigation was triggered when British police discovered offensive videos involving children in the computer of a registered sex offender.
Sadly, most of the children in the videos recorded from webcams were Filipino, some as young as six years old, performing indecent acts, to put it mildly.
MEDINA, JANETTE TORAL and ERNESTO SONIDO, JR., Petitioners, vs. x - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - x G. x - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - x G. x - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - x G. The law is reasonable in penalizing him for acquiring the domain name in bad faith to profit, mislead, destroy reputation, or deprive others who are not ill-motivated of the rightful opportunity of registering the same.
The right to privacy, or the right to be let alone, was institutionalized in the 1987 Constitution as a facet of the right protected by the guarantee against unreasonable searches and seizures.13 But the Court acknowledged its existence as early as 1968 in Morfe v.For this, reason, cybersex trafficking is harder to track down than traditional trafficking, as the abuse can happen anywhere there is an internet connection and a webcam, or simple a mobile phone. Relevant to any discussion of the right to privacy is the concept known as the "Zones of Privacy." The Court explained in "In the Matter of the Petition for Issuance of Writ of Habeas Corpus of Sabio v. 203335, 11 February 2014 ♦ Decision, Abad [J] ♦ Concurring and Dissenting Opinion, Sereno [J] ♦ Concurring and Dissenting Opinion, Carpio [J] ♦ Dissenting and Concurring Opinion, Leonen [J] ♦ Separate Concurring Opinion, Brion [J] Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURTManila EN BANC G. Petitioners claim that Section 4(b)(3) violates the constitutional rights to due process and to privacy and correspondence, and transgresses the freedom of the press. The intentional acquisition, use, misuse, transfer, possession, alteration, or deletion of identifying information belonging to another, whether natural or juridical, without right: Provided: that if no damage has yet been caused, the penalty imposable shall be one (1) degree lower.Pray for IJM as they fight a new but devastating form of slavery in the Philippines: the cybersex trafficking of children.It involves the live sexual abuse of children, most under the age of 10.Before the internet, predators had to physically go to into a bar or a brothel to purchase sex.Now, paedophiles can abuse children without ever leaving their home. x - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - x G. Section 4(b)(3) of the Cybercrime Law Section 4(b)(3) provides: Section 4. The following acts constitute the offense of cybercrime punishable under this Act: x x x x b) Computer-related Offenses: x x x x (3) Computer-related Identity Theft. THE SECRETARY OF JUSTICE, THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT, THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY OFFICE, THE CHIEF OF THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE and THE DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, Respondents. The challenge to the constitutionality of Section 4(a)(6) on ground of denial of equal protection is baseless.