The COVID-19 pandemic has produced too many tragedies to tally, but here is one that does not get talked about enough: It has worsened conditions that leave children and youth especially vulnerable to commercial sexual exploitation, a human trafficking crime. Human trafficking happens when a trafficker uses force, fraud orContinue Reading

A minor boy and his mother are suing Twitter, alleging that it benefited from and neglected to remove an exploitative video — featuring him and another minor — which was retweeted thousands of times and at least 167,000 views on the platform. Announced on Wednesday, the federal lawsuit claims that the minor, JohnContinue Reading

LÉVIS, QC, Jan. 15, 2021 /CNW/ – Canadians expect to live in a society where the criminal justice system is fair and impartial and supports the needs of victims. The Government of Canada is committed to protect every Canadian’s rights and improve access to justice for vulnerable Canadians. Today, the HonourableContinue Reading

Justice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra said on Sunday, January 3, the Department of Justice (DOJ) will intensify its efforts and strengthen its legal framework in the government’s campaign against human trafficking, particularly online sexual exploitation of children and minors. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra(TOTO LOZANO / PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / FILE PHOTOContinue Reading