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Friday 19 June 2015


Child Pornography in the  Philippines

Child Pornography

  • Pornography - sexually explicit material: films, magazines, writings, photographs, or other materials that are sexually explicit and intended to cause sexual arousal. 

Republic Act No. 9775 or known as the "Anti-Child Pornography Act of 2009."

Section 3.
(a) "Child" refers to a person below eighteen (18) years of age or over, but is unable to fully take care of himself/herself from abuse, neglect, cruelty, exploitation or discrimination because of a physical or mental disability or condition.
          (2) computer-generated, digitally or manually crafted images or graphics of a person who is represented or who is made to appear to be a child as defined herein.
b) "Child pornography" refers to any representation, whether visual, audio, or written combination thereof, by electronic, mechanical, digital, optical, magnetic or any other means, of child engaged or involved in real or simulated explicit sexual activities.


1.    UNICEF Manila study
According to a book by Arnie Trinidad entitled Child Pornography in the Philippines published by UNICEF Manila, a prominent case happened in Pagsanjan, Laguna, a rural community South of Manila. The case, according to Trinidad, involved the victimization of 590 children and adolescents aged 7 to 17 years old, by 22 American and European pedophiles who were involved in the production of pornography, drug abuse, and the sexual abuse of children.
2.    Anti-Child Pornography Alliance
          On September 15, 2007, the Children and Youth Secretariat of the Anti-Child Pornography Alliance (ACPA-Pilipinas) in the Philippines launched Batingaw Network "to protect and save children from all forms of abuses and exploitations." It is the largest anti-child pornography movement in the Philippines to date. It declared September 28 as the National Day of Awareness and Unity against Child Pornography.


3.          The British-led operation against a pedophile ring that abused Filipino children has put the spotlight on child pornography here in the country and Philippine authorities are vowing to go after other groups. ANC 4 months ago.
4.    PH among top 10 sources of Internet Child Pornography. - Isa ang Pilipinas sa 10 bansang pinagmumulan ng child pornography sa Internet, ayon sa PNP anti-cybercrime group. Labing-isang operator ng pornographic websites na ang naaresto sa Pilipinas at labing-isang bata naman ang nasagip. 

How we can end child pornography today - The war against child pornography has a long way to go, but it can be won.

Child pornography is like a deadly endemic disease with no known treatment that spreads more rapidly through third world countries.

Child porn hotspot

According to research, the Philippines, Cambodia and Thailand are among the top 10 sources of child pornography in the world.
Meanwhile, Metro Manila, Cebu, Cagayan de Oro and Pampanga are the primary sources of internet child pornography in our country.
Recently, a computer-generated Filipina girl named ‘Sweetie’ lured thousands of pervert-minded men from all over the world.
During the 10-week surveillance period in Amsterdam, about 20,000 men contacted her - 1,000 of them offering money to perform illicit acts in front of the computer.
According to the research, Sweetie will never be used again because she did her job in entrapping the purveyors of child pornography.
The fact that Terre des Hommes International Federation created a replica of a juvenile from the Philippines connotes that our country is a well-known source of child exploitation. (READ: PH a global source for child sex industry - police)
This year 2014, 13 suspected producers of pornographic sites, targeting paedophiles abroad as clients, were arrested in the Philippines.

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