“The compulsion to abuse children is not a morally neutral one, and it should be stigmatised – ie attract social disapproval” – Professor Michael SalterRead more
As National Child Protection Week draws to a close, we must face our failure to keep children safe from pornography exposure and on-line predators.
By Daniel PrincipeRead more
National Child Protection Week is an opportune time to face the ways our children are at risk on-line with dangers exacerbated during COVID-19 lockdowns
By Melinda Tankard ReistRead more
Submission to Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement: Law Enforcement Capabilities in Relation to Child Exploitation
Sub calls for increased sentencing, age verification and state laws against child sex abuse dolls
In our submission on Law Enforcement Capabilities in Relation to child exploitation we highlighted our decade of work to combat child sexual exploitation. We informed the Committee on a range of related topics including Live Distant Child Abuse, sexting, self-generated child sexual abuse material, weak sentencing for perpetrators of child exploitation crimes, and the need for a fast-tracked age verification system to help protect children from exposure to pornography.Read more
Calling out sexualisation and sexual exploitation of children
September 5-11 is National Child Protection Week. The theme is 'Every child, in every community, needs a fair go'.
Read on to learn more about what we're doing to combat sexual abuse and exploitation of children, and to give children a 'fair go'.Read more