One crime rate that is not going down: child sex crimes. A recent report by Stats Canada crime report found that child porn increased 36% in one year, and all aggravated sexual assaults increased by 56%. In Ontario alone, 10,000 cases have been investigated since 2006 and more than 3,600 charges have been laid against 1,219 people for internet sex crimes. For every photo there is a victim, for every download there is a crime against a child.
FOR EVERY IMAGE
THERE IS A VICTIM, FOR EVERY DOWNLOAD THERE IS A HORRIFIC CRIME AGAINST A CHILD
This section provides resource for child and adult victim/survivors and their families. If you know of a child who is in immediate danger or risk, call 911 immediately. Remember, it is against the law in Canada to NOT report suspected child abuse. If you have found resources you think would be helpful to add to this section, please email us.