A child survivor of sexual exploitation in a DSWD-supported safe house in the Philippines. Photo: Francesco Brembati / The Fuller Project

Filipino children abandoned to internet sex abusers during coronavirus

  • Online sexual exploitation of children in the Philippines has soared since the outbreak began, while lockdown has robbed them of safe havens
  • Shelters are operating at only half capacity, but staff say there is an unofficial policy of keeping their doors closed
Topic |   The Philippines
A child survivor of sexual exploitation in a DSWD-supported safe house in the Philippines. Photo: Francesco Brembati / The Fuller Project
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