Sexual exploitation of children is one of the most heinous crimes in the world today as it targets the most vulnerable members of society – the children. Cyberspace has provided an easier and wider platform for it, and COVID-19 has made it worse – including at its epicenter in the Philippines. What can be done about it?
“I realized that I want to be a vessel of healing and hope and being a counselor is an avenue to do so…”
How do you help young children affected by trauma begin to heal? What about younger children who don’t understand they have been abused…?
PAVE project works to provide therapy for survivors and train local social workers on best ways to care for child survivors of online sexual exploitation.