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Children are being sexually exploited online during lockdown

Will you help us rescue them and stop their abusers? Every gift you give will be doubled.

Cybersex trafficking - the livestreaming of sexual abuse of children
is increasing during lockdown.

Home should be the safest place.
Yet many children in the Philippines are trapped indoors with their abusers,
while Western sex offenders are spending more time online.

Law enforcement around the world are seeing increases in demand for child sexual exploitation materials, with some of these websites crashing from increased traffic. IJM is urgently working alongside law enforcement to find these vulnerable children and bring them to safety. We've already supported six rescue operations since lockdown started.

Will you help find these children?

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until June 21st which means your donation is doubled at no extra cost to you!
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Maarko was just a kid who dreamed of being a superhero

Maarko was forced into cybersex trafficking by someone in his own home. And while Maarko was naked in front of the webcam, he imagined ways to escape, he dreamed of being Superman. If he were Superman, he would fight all crime. Then he would get rid of all evil. Then he would… But he couldn't do anything. Watch his story in the video:

Help children like Marko

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We need you to make sure that IJM teams and our law enforcement partners on the frontlines - those investigating this crime - have the resources they need to find children and stop abusers.

Will you help find these children?

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Help us raise enough for 20 rescue operations to find and free children #UnsafeInLockdown?

Thanks to generous donors all gifts given up to £50,000 will be doubled at no extra cost to you. This means every £1 you give unlocks another £1.

How could cybersex trafficking increase with COVID-19?

Evidence points to a rise in reports of online sexual exploitation of children during lockdown.

In the Philippines—the global hotspot for live-streamed online sexual exploitation of children - reports of all types of online child exploitation more than tripled from January to March this year, according to new data released by the Philippines Department of Justice Office of Cybercrime.

'The pandemic is creating a perfect storm for online child sex offenders. While lockdowns can help prevent infection, they can also trap vulnerable children at home with their traffickers in places like the Philippines and - at the same time – online customers in countries like the UK and US are at home with easy access to social media and live-streaming apps.’

David Westlake CEO IJM UK
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