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 IWF research on child sex abuse live-streaming reveals 98% of victims are under 13

IWF research on child sex abuse live-streaming reveals 98% of victims are under 13

The charity calls for greater awareness as youngest victim identified is just three-years-old

A new study by the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) has revealed shocking statistics on children being groomed, coerced and blackmailed into live-streaming their own sexual abuse over webcams, tablets and mobile phones.

 Dovercourt man found with 600 child abuse images pleads guilty

Dovercourt man found with 600 child abuse images pleads guilty

A MAN has been found with hundreds of images of young children being sexually abused.

Mark Fitzjohn, 26, had more than 600 pictures seized by police from his laptop, hard drive and tablet when they executed a warrant at his home in Dovercourt on December 16, 2016.

Officers found 202 Category A....

 Norwegian ‘sex offender’ barred from entering Philippines

Norwegian ‘sex offender’ barred from entering Philippines

Immigration authorities barred a Norwegian pedophile from entering the country who was previously convicted for a string of sex offenses in his home country.

Kim Vegar Kristoffersen was intercepted upon his arrival via Emirates flight EK338 which arrived from Dubai at the Clark International ....

 Sex, sexting no more a taboo for teenagers

Sex, sexting no more a taboo for teenagers

Hyderabad: One in four teenagers receive sex texts and one in seven has reported sending them, according to a study published in the journal JAMA Paediatrics.

Sex texting or ‘sexting’ is sharing of sexually explicit images and videos through internet or via electronic devices such....

 Hudson man arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography

Hudson man arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography

A 53-year-old Hudson man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of possession of child pornography.

According to a news release from the Weld County Sheriff's Office, deputies arrested Terry Wayne Sluiter on charges of sexual exploitation of a child, a Class 4 felony.

The investigation stemmed fro....

 Babies and toddlers ‘at greater risk of online sex abuse’

Babies and toddlers ‘at greater risk of online sex abuse’

A new study by Interpol found that the younger the child, the worse the abuse is likely to be

Babies and toddlers are at greater risk of severe online sexual abuse, a new study by international police agency Interpol has shown.

The report, which makes for bleak reading, found that the younger ....

 69-year-old Dutch pedophile arrested in Pattaya

69-year-old Dutch pedophile arrested in Pattaya

A 69-year old Dutchman and a 19-year old Thai man were arrested at a hotel in Pattaya on charges of procuring underaged boys for prostitution on Sunday.

Three underaged boys were also found in the Jom Thien Longstay hotel room on Jom Thien beach which was rented by two potential customers to lure the Dutchman, identified as Josep....

 Main admin of Whatsapp group sharing child porn arrested

Main admin of Whatsapp group sharing child porn arrested

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against the members of a WhatsApp group for allegedly uploading and circulating child pornography videos.

The agency arrested the group admin, Nikhil Verma, a resident of Kannauj in Uttar Pradesh, and registered a case against five other admins and 114 mem....

 Schools must take seriously their responsibility to prevent bullying

Schools must take seriously their responsibility to prevent bullying

ON TUESDAY, a 15-year-old female middle school student in Xianyou city, East China's Fujian province, was stabbed to death by a male classmate. The local police said the suspect stabbed the victim in the neck. Thepaper.cn comments:

The local police said the suspect is under the age of 18, which sparked fierce discussion online be....

 Sexting: do you know what your teenager is doing on their phone?

Sexting: do you know what your teenager is doing on their phone?

Irish teens are the fourth most prolific ‘sexters’ in EU; how can parents deal with the issue?

Almost half of teenagers in their final year at school say they have participated in sexting – an activity that increases progressively through each year of second-level education.

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Jun 18

Representatives of the International Forum of Solidarity – EMMAUS met with the Minister of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina Mr. Dragan Mektic on June 5, 2018 with the aim to discuss the current migration situation in BiH and the partner role of IFS-EMMAUS to BiH institutions in this process. The meeting was conveyed as follow-up to the recent signing of the three-partite Protocol of Understanding between the BiH Ministry of Security, UNHCR and IFS-EMMAUS, on the accommodation and assistance of vulnerable asylum seekers in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Furthermore, IFS-EMMAUS has also been recognized as the partner to BiH institutions in the recently adopted Action Plan of Emergency Measures for the accommodation and assistance to migrants, especially children, whose numbers have been increasing in BiH in the past few months, whereby IFS-EMMAUS once again expressed their readiness to actively cooperate with and assist the BiH government on the provision of needed assistance to migrants (incl. food, sundries, hygienic supplies and primary medical care), in accordance with international law and humanitarian standards, but also with full respect of BiH national interests and security of its citizens.

During the meeting, participants explored the possibility of additional – more adequate accommodation capacities/facilities in Bihać and Velika Kladuša, where IFS-EMMAUS would further be an active partner to the government in the provision of needed services to these migrants, especially children and unaccompanied minors.

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Jun 18

The International Summit to address the protection of children from sexual exploitation in travel and tourism (SECTT) will be convened on June 3-8 in Bogota, Colombia. The Summit will be hosted by the Government of Colombia, which has taken a number of innovative child protection measures in the travel and tourism sector. The event will bring together world- wide leaders representing governments, international and regional multilateral organisations, the private sector, law enforcement agencies, child rights experts and non-governmental organisations to raise international attention to SECTT and provide opportunity to exchange good practices and experiences. It will explore accelerated actions for implementation of the recommendations of the Global Study on Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism, which are aligned to the Sustainable Development Goals and provide a roadmap to address this worldwide challenge. At the Summit, Ms Ajla Omerbegovic is attending on behalf of International Forum of Solidarity EMMAUS. A Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regional meeting will also be held on Sunday 3 June in Bogota with primary focus on sexual exploitation of children (SEC) in the context of conflict, post-conflict, humanitarian crisis and refugee/migration settings.

3 JUNE

A Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regional meeting on Sunday 3 June was held in Bogota with primary focus on sexual exploitation of children (SEC) in the context of conflict,post-conflict, humanitarian crisis and refugee/migration settings.

In particular, during this meeting the members and partners of the ECPAT from the region prepared one of the technical sessions to be held during the International Assembly. Thissession will be held on Wednesday 6 June, 08:00-09:30. Participants of the preparatory meeting on Sunday will then take the lead in raising awareness amongst the wider ECPATmembership on this increasingly important issue.

The meeting on Sunday 3 June was divided in three main parts:

  • A session for participants to share their experiences, knowledge and country peculiarities with regards to SEC in the humanitarian context;
  • A brief session on Child Safeguarding Policies and Procedures, led by ECPAT International; and
  • A working session dedicated to collectively prepare for the technical session on Wednesday.

5-6 JUNE

The 7th ECPAT International Assembly is taking place in Bogotá, Colombia on June 5 and 6. The Assembly is an opportunity to address the constantly shifting landscape of child sexualexploitation and how ECPAT and members can evolve as a movement to meet these emerging challenges.

7 JUNE

On 7 June, the ECPAT network and its members are going to organize an International Summit on Child Protection in Travel and Tourism, where participants, especially MENA members,will present the issues that their regions are dealing with regarding the exploitation of children in tourism, with the grand focus on sexual exploitation.

8 JUNE

On 8 June, multiple parallel regional meetings will be held with the topic on Regional Consultation on Ending the Sexual Exploitation of Children (Eastern Europe and Central Asia -EECA and South Asia - SA Region). After the consultative meetings, an Annual General Meeting with all present members will be held, where the general conclusions, proposals andamendments will be presented, as a summary on what was done in previous summits, meetings and consultations.

With this Meeting, the 7th ECPAT International Assembly will officially be closed.

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May 18


On May 28-29, A Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting in organization of OSCE on the topic of “Child Trafficking – From Prevention to Protection” is taking place in Vienna. The topic of one of the side-events of this meeting is “Victim-Centered, Systematic and Integrated Approach on Preventing the Trafficking of Children”, and on behalf of IFS-EMMAUS, Mrs Amela Efendic will present current new trends on trafficking in human beings/children in Western Balkan. In this event, current trends needs and vulnerabilities of children in Balkan and Mediterranean region as observed by front line professionals and NGOs will be discussed as well. The focus will be at systematic and integrated approaches in prevention, as well as on good practice initiatives and partnerships between NGOs and Public Sectors. The side event will conclude with an interactive workshop where the participants will collaborate in order to develop a strategy and messaging addressing specific root causes of vulnerability among unaccompanied children in the region today.

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May 18

The second day of the Fourth Annual Conference on the Status of Human Rights and Freedoms in Bosnia and Herzegovina, organized by the OSCE Mission to BiH, representatives of the Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Mr. Dragan Mektic), the International Forum of Solidarity- EMMAUS (Ms. Amela Efendic) and The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees - UNHCR in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Ms. Anne-Christine Eriksson) signed the "Protocol for the Accommodation of Vulnerable Asylum Seekers in the IFS-EMMAUS Acceptance Center". In this Protocol, users are considered as vulnerable asylum seekers if they are in the following categories (one or more of them): children accompanied by one or both parents, other family members or guardians, unaccompanied children or separated children, elderly and infirm persons, ill persons , persons with disabilities, pregnant women, nursing children, parents with minors, persons with reduced intellectual capacity, victims of torture and trauma, rape or other psychological, physical and sexual violence. This Protocol ensures accommodation and assistance for up to 100 migrants - vulnerable asylum seekers in the following period, which includes food (three meals a day in accordance with prescribed nutritional values), hygienic supplies, clothing, footwear and primary medical care and protection, in accordance with domestic laws and international humanitarian law.

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May 18

Ms. Amela Efendić, Expert Advisor at International Forum of Solidarity -EMMAUS Office in Sarajevo and CEO of the European Resource Center for the Prevention of Trafficking in Human Beings and Other Forms of Exploitation and SOS line for reporting inappropriate content online – Sigurno dijete will, on behalf of IFS – EMMAUS, attend the Fourth Annual Conference on the Status of Human Rights and Freedoms in Bosnia and Herzegovina, organized by the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina on 23 and 24 May, 2018.

After the opening speeches, the participants discussed the progress in the implementation of the conclusions from the previous conferences, as well as the New Challenges, as well as the current status of acceptance/assistance to refugees and migrants in BiH.

IFS-EMMAUS is recognized as one of the partners of State institutions in the Action Plan for the Purpose of Ensuring Accommodation Capacities for Vulnerable Categories and Other Migrants, and as such, at this conference,  will be signing the Agreement on Cooperation with State.

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