Child sex abuse rising with Internet use in Southeast Asia

Posted in: Child Protection&Online Safety at 19/10/2017 16:03

Rising internet use in Southeast Asia is fuelling the spread of material that is abusive and sexually exploitative of children, particularly as growing numbers of young people put footage of themselves online, an Australian police expert said on Tuesday.

Regional internet availability is about 50 percent, a recent study showed, but the figure rises to 58 percent in the Philippines, a hub for online sex abuse, while in Thailand, where the problem is growing, it reaches 67 percent.
http://in.reuters.com/article/us-sexual-abuse-asia/child-sex-abuse-rising-with-internet-use-in-southeast-asia-idINKBN1CM1QT

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