At the age of 21, Delphine is now the highest paid ‘porn actress’ on the planet. The specific reasons for her success make for uncomfortable reading.
By Jen Izaakson
*Content warning - discussion of child sexual abuseRead more
Etsy silent despite petition with 37k signatures + widespread condemnation
This week Anna Cordell - head of an online petition calling on Etsy's Board of Directors to stop selling incest + child abuse themed merch - sent an email to the corporate heads. After weeks of silence and unsuccessful attempts to reach the directors via social media and phone, Anna wrote the following letter urging them to take action and to respond to the petition.Read more
Prominent child protection experts also speak out
Anna Cordell's petition to Etsy calling on corporate leaders to stop selling incest and child abuse themed merch has drawn support from around the world. It has so far attracted over 17k signatures, and hundreds of comments condemning Etsy's lack of corporate social responsibility.Read more
Guest blog by James Evans*
The porn industry has turned the realistic depiction of child grooming, molestation and rape into entertainment – and governments and regulatory bodies have allowed it.Read more
*Warning - distressing images and content
Late last year we exposed online marketplace Etsy for selling child sex abuse dolls and body parts and called on it to stop. Many of you took action, with a number of sellers telling us they were shutting their Etsy stores down and starting up elsewhere as a result of our campaign. These actions served as a powerful statement to Etsy’s corporate leaders to stop profiting from child sexual exploitation material (CSEM).Read more
Collective Shout supports Voluntary Principles to Counter Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
Tech giants must act to stop sexual exploitation
According to data recently shared by the Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE), we are in the grips of a global child sexual exploitation epidemic. Much of the abuse is happening online and in plain sight. And Australian men are the third largest consumers of live, online child sexual abuse, according to the Australian Federal Police.Read more
Massive leap in sharing of child sexual exploitation material
September 6 - 12 is National Child Protection Week. This year’s theme is ‘Putting children first’.
To mark this important week, the Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE) hosted its annual child protection stakeholder workshop, online this time due to COVID-19.
Our Movement Director Melinda Tankard Reist was invited to represent Collective Shout at the event which put a spotlight on the magnitude of the global child exploitation problem, and the need for joint efforts to combat it.
The core principle that sits at the heart of what we do at the @AusFedPolice-led ACCCE is #Partnership. Yesterday we had the pleasure of hosting a workshop to collaborate with key prevention stakeholders in #ChildProtection. We are working together to keep children safe. #NCPW20 pic.twitter.com/8lDle5N6Jn— Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (@ACCCE_AUS) September 8, 2020
Thanks for the invitation- while child sexual exploitation is a mammoth problem, it was encouraging to learn more of combined efforts to counter it.— Collective Shout (@CollectiveShout) September 9, 2020