10 Ways Internet Predators Groom Children Online

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Sex traffickers can spend months grooming a child or young adult they meet online. They psychologically manipulate their potential victims until they eventually get what they want, and the end result can be anything from child pornography to exploitation to child sex trafficking. In 2019, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children‘s CyberTipline received […]

Child Sex Trafficking is Not a Conspiracy Theory

This blog post is from the July edition of DeliverFund’s monthly newsletter, the Targeter. To subscribe, please click “Join the Fight” in our menu. Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of attention on social media around the sale of expensive storage cabinets by Wayfair, an online retailer,  and an alleged connection […]

Internet and Phone Tools to Protect Your Children Against Predators

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Most children receive a cellular device at the age of 10.3 years. It is well known by now that social media is often used by predators to exploit our children and groom them as potential victims. As parents, it is up to us not only to educate ourselves on the technology that our children are […]

The Indicators of Human Trafficking

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Human trafficking, summarized from its definition by the United States Department of Justice, involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. It is a difficult crime to detect because victims can be anyone and rarely self-identify. There are several indicators that can help identify potential […]

How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex Trafficking

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The subject of human trafficking is often a difficult one to bring up in conversation. It’s a dark topic, not a lot of people are informed about it, and it can make some people uncomfortable, whether they’re adults, teens, or children. But if you’re a parent who is concerned about the safety of your children […]

12 Ways to Engage, Educate, and Protect Your Children Online

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Social networking sites, chat rooms, blogs and virtual worlds are how our children, tweens (10-12) and teens (13-19) socialize online with their peers, family, work and persons they have met online who share like-minded interests.  To live in a world where we don’t allow our kids to access the Internet is not realistic, especially during […]