"There are examples where people have been wanting to see the violent rape of children five, six, seven years old; and other, very violent acts carried out against very young children." - Chief Judge John Pascoe
Despite the advancements made in the battle to bring child sexual abuse to the forefront of public discussion, it seems society still has a long way to go when it comes to reporting on child exploitation with dignity and respect.
Take a moment to think over a recent article you’ve read on child sexual abuse—and now ask yourself, how did they describe the crime? Did the article report on a toddler being raped by an adult, or was it inferred that the offender ‘had sex with’ the child? Was the young trafficking victim reported as a ‘child prostitute,’ or a victim? Did the TV program you watched the other night report that an underage boy was taken advantage of, or that he was really ‘in a relationship’ with his abuser?Read more
Trigger warning: This blog contains references to child sexual abuse, please be aware of and prioritise your own well-being.
Shopping with my with my 10 year old daughter one Sunday afternoon, she suggested she needed new school socks. I could not have envisioned the chain of events that would quickly unfold as a result of her request….Read more
More and more we are hearing stories like this. All the schools affected are listed in the article below. Police are encouraging any victims to come forward and report it.Read more
“I came across an advertisement on Child Sex Dolls while looking at Japanese news online. Who would think such a heinous insult to the sanctity of children would exist?”Read more
More needs to be done to ensure the safety of children in danceRead more
*Content Warning- products and product descriptions may be distressing*
Last week Collective Shout activists exposed online fashion club Buyinvite for selling a range of paedophilic sex toys for men, including sex toys modelled on the vaginas of young girls. One of these items is the Hustler Barely Legal Pussy, accompanied by the product description below:Read more
How Bookworld profited from intra-familial child sexual abuse
*Trigger warning - child sexual abuse, incest*
We've just campaigned against Condom Kingdom selling products that eroticise sex with underage girls and therefore, paedophilia. But Condom Kingdom isn’t the only retailer providing masturbatory material for sexual predators. Bookworld - formerly known as Borders - has been selling multiple titles eroticising incest.