Fast Facts: Filipino children in cybersex
31 – Provinces where online video streaming of sexual abuse of Filipino children happens
$100 (P4,375) – Estimated income from video streaming session per hour
15,000 – Images of young children ages between 2 and 13 seized by the National Bureau of Investigation from a child pornography operator arrested in Central Mindanao in January
60,000 -100,000 – Estimated number of Filipino children who had experienced sexual exploitation, many of them in cybersex, according to a BBC special report
11 – Arrested in the Philippines in the joint Operation Endeavor, Britain’s National Crime Agency said in January. Police in Britain, Australia and the Philippines announced that they had jointly dismantled a pedophile ring that streamed live sexual abuse of Filipino children over the Internet.
6 – 12 years – Prison term for individuals found guilty of cybersex
P1 million – Maximum fine for individuals found guilty of cybersex
Sources: Inquirer Archives
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