Streamed via the internet, often by a family member, paedophiles anywhere in the world pay to watch and direct the abuse.
It involves the live sexual abuse of children, most under the age of 10.
We equip local authorities in the justice system with prevention methods, including training on identifying and rescuing victims, treating survivors with sensitivity and prosecuting criminals.
We are also creating a unified, collaborative environment in the Philippines that will work together to stop cybersex trafficking.
The Philippines is a hotspot for cybersex trafficking because internet access is growing rapidly and English is widely spoken, making it easy for predators to set up sex shows directly.
IJM combats cybersex trafficking in Manila and Cebu in the Philippines.