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Online sexual exploitation of children

What is online sexual exploitation?

Right now, abusers are exploiting thousands of children without even leaving their homes - often using the same social media platforms we use every day.

Online sexual exploitation of children (OSEC) is a crime which sees children sexually abused, often by family members, who share images or videos of the exploitation online—even livestreaming the abuse for sex offenders to direct from anywhere in the world.

OSEC is one of the fastest growing forms of human trafficking. The Philippines is a global hotspot for the production of this abuse. The UK is the third largest global consumer of livestreamed abuse.

Your support is urgently needed to stop this crime.
Will you help keep children safe from abuse now?

“Trafficking is happening all around the world. I want it to stop. I believe it can stop, but I cannot do it alone.”

- Joy, survivor and advocate for the end of online sexual exploitation

How we're protecting children, together

Thanks to the support of people like you, IJM partners with police around the world to:

Our impact since 2011

But there are still thousands of children trapped in situations of abuse right now.

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Your generous monthly support will help send rescue to vulnerable children and families at a moment’s notice, stand with them as they rebuild their lives in freedom and have perpetrators held accountable.


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