The BBC said that a recent survey indicated that 80 houses in the area were involved in the trade, in spite of raids conducted by police.Sex exploitation has become a “cottage industry” in the area, according to the BBC.He explained the property owner forced her own children to “perform” for foreigners using a webcam.He said other people in the neighborhood who heard there was money to be made brought their children there, too.Three other investigations into live streaming of child abuse have netted 733 suspects globally.
Or does the age of consent govern all forms of sex (cyber/phone and real) ?
Gilbert Sosa, head of the Philippine National Police anticybercrime unit, said efforts had been intensified to end child sexual abuse.
“This has become a major problem in the Philippines, where in some cases even the parents are involved,” he said.
A police officer, Denis Comunay, led the group to a “cybersex den”—a small house that was almost empty except for a dirty mattress on the floor and electric sockets hanging from the ceiling.
“Fathers and mothers would bring their children here to show, and would get paid by the owner of the house,” Comunay said.