The Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) under the leadership of Executive Director Brenda S. Vigo, together with other stakeholders on children condemn the recent reports on child sexual abuse and child pornography cases.
Block child porn websites, NTC orders Internet providers
MANILA, Philippines – The government is ordering Internet service providers (ISPs) in the Philippines to block access to child pornography. In a memorandum issued on January 30, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) instructed all ISPs to “install available technology, program or software that will block access or filter all websites carrying child pornography materials.” (READ: continue reading
Strategic Plan 2009-2013
Overall Goal: To eradicate child pornography. Key Strategic Area 1: Advocacy Goal 1: To increase public awareness of the problem of child pornography and educate the public on the anti-child pornography law.
Vision We envision a child-friendly society free from child pornography where the rights of children are protected and their well-being cared for. Mission Our mission is to effectively lead in the fight against child pornography through holistic, coordinated, and timely development, delivery, and monitoring of policies, programs, and activities in furtherance of the law. Core continue reading
All the DSWD Field Offices including ARMM and other stakeholders were provided with copies of RA 9775 or Anti-Child Pornography act of 2009 DSWD Field Offices included RA 9775 in the conduct of Social Welfare and Development Forum. The Inter-Agency Council Against Child Pornography regularly convened as mandated in RA 9775. Two (2) NGO have continue reading
Child pornography is a serious global issue
“More than 20,000 images of child pornography posted online every week. Approximately 20% of all internet pornography involves children…As of December 2005, child pornography is a $3 billion annual industry.”* In the Philippines, available statistics do not show the real extent of the problem. In 2009, the Department of Social Welfare and Development recorded three continue reading