Education to Defeat Deception

We partner with an energetic and committed team in the Philippines, The Honor 1000 Team, in the fight against trafficking and the growing rates of cybersex crime. Weekly sessions are conducted with elementary students to promote awareness and educate them of the various risks online.

The alarming reality is that each week, 2 out of every 10 students share their personal experiences of online phishing, account racking, and deception.

Phishing
Phishing is when seemingly harmless links get through to young people’s inboxes. These links are actually phishing mechanisms that obtain their personal information once clicked.

Racking
Since not all Filipino households have access to the Internet, so young people frequently visit computer rental shops to check on their social media accounts, exposing them to risks as their log on information become easily accessible to strangers if they are not cautious enough. Several students experienced racking, that is, their accounts were “stolen” and used to share pornographic videos and photos online without their knowledge or permission.
Deception
Strangers connect with young people, engage them in conversations, and later on try to deceive and convince them to get into a personal relationship.

We are thankful that these students are gradually becoming better informed of the various forms of luring and deception happening online, and how they can avoid or stop them.

Let’s stop trafficking and cybersex crimes before they even happen. Let’s continue to promote awareness and advocate to educate young people.

Project Partners

       

BLESSED PROJECT - STOPPING TRAFFICKING IN THE PHILIPPINES | PHILIPPINES | STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING

A Mother and Mentor

Tonet, 49, became a single mother during her teenage years. Even at a young age, she worked hard to raise her child alone.

[caption id="attachment_16688" align="alignright" width="442"] Tonet using the sewing machines at the Blessed Project in...


BLESSED PROJECT - STOPPING TRAFFICKING IN THE PHILIPPINES | PHILIPPINES | STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING

A safe place

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END POVERTY | HONOR 1000 - MICRO FINANCE PHILIPPINES | PHILIPPINES | STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Growing and Graduating

Thanks to Honor 1000's Micro-Finance Program, Judy is about to see two of her youngest children graduate. Judy is happily married, a mother of eight, and a small-scale entrepreneur. Through the assistance of microloans, she was able to grow pigs as part of her business. After a year, she opened her own sari-sari store together with her daughter.




PHILIPPINES | STOP CYBERSEX CRIME | STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Teaching students to be safe

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PHILIPPINES | STOP CYBERSEX CRIME | STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Image and content sharing on social media

What do you often post online or even send as chat via messenger? Who are the people you often talk to online? These are just some of the discussion questions during a session on "Image and Content Sharing" with elementary school students.




INTERCEPT A GIRL AT THE BORDER | NEPAL | PHILIPPINES | STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING

STOP the Traffick 2018 - Thank you!

Thank you so much for your support of our 3rd Annual STOP the Traffick 5k. Together, you raised US$48,700 [AU$66,800] to stop Nepali women and girls from becoming victims of trafficking. Each year is bigger and better and this year was certainly a testament to amazing leaders across the globe who stood up and said 'I'm against trafficking, who's with me?'