4200+ Students Empowered to Protect Themselves Online
We are dedicated to expanding our Online Sexual Abuse or Exploitation of Children Awareness (OSAEC) campaign and reaching more schools. Just recently, we reached out to Benigno Aquino Elementary School and Pagalanggang Elementary School.
After providing Benigno Aquino Elementary School with a sample of our OSAEC activity and information booklet, they swiftly launched a 3-day OSAEC Awareness Program. They invited us to educate their students on online safety measures, and during the seminar, the students even acted out scenes from the comics featured in our booklet. As a result, 3,900 students have gained valuable knowledge and skills, empowering them to protect themselves online.
Our social worker conducted an online safety seminar and distributed 300 OSAEC information and activity booklets among the parents and teachers of Pagalanggang Elementary School. The attendees were attentive and engaged, considering their lack of awareness about OSAEC prior to the seminar. They also discussed among themselves and expressed their concern about the gravity of this issue.
Two parent leaders who were present invited us to hold the same seminar in their schools. Furthermore, a legislative officer from the congress, who was also in attendance, expressed her interest in hosting us for a possible privilege speech.
These invitations affirmed the importance of our awareness campaigns and highlighted the need for widespread education concerning OSAEC. As our campaign efforts continue to expand, it also brings opportunities for us to educate more people on how to help eliminate this problem.
We are inspired by the commitment of schools to partner with us in ensuring the safety of Filipino children upon understanding the dangers of OSAEC.
2023 will see Captivating fund education and awareness programs reaching 30,000 women and students in locations considered significantly at risk of cybersex crime and human trafficking.
In light of the rising incidence of human trafficking and cybersex crimes in the Philippines, our implementing team — Honor 1000 — continues to run Cybersex and Trafficking Awareness programs throughout the country.