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End-to-end encryption and VPNs make it harder to fight online sexual abuse of young girls

Neil Jayson Servallos and Chiara Zambrano talk to a trafficker and government officials about how social media has aided the sexual exploitation of children.

Online sexual exploitation of children surged during the pandemic, when many Filipinos lost their jobs. Tech companies reported more than 1.29 million images and videos of child abuse produced in the country in 2020 or triple the number in 2019.