Supporting Parents and Guardians in Protecting Children
DeliverFund's Digital Defense Course
In these uncertain times with an increasing awareness of human trafficking in the media, particularly child trafficking, we understand it may be normal to feel overwhelmed.
DeliverFund is committed to equipping parents and guardians with the tools they need to protect their children from online predators.
Sign up below to receive notifications of the launch of our online Digital Defense Course for parents and guardians, and ensure that you and your loved ones have access to crucial information that will help keep children safe from exploitation.
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Every trafficking case represents a person who has been exploited by a predator. With your support, we can give our law enforcement partners the tools they need to solve more cases faster.
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Nearly 60% of teens have received an email or instant message from a stranger.
1 in 5 children who use the internet have been sexually solicited.
89% of child victims in active sex trafficking cases in 2020 were between 14 and 17 years old
53% of victims in federal HT prosecutions in 2020 were children
Child sex trafficking happens in all 50 U.S.States, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico
AGE OF VICTIMS IN 2020 ACTIVE CRIMINAL SEX TRAFFICKING CASES
14-17 YEARS OLD
0-13 YEARS OLD
18-29 YEARS OLD
30+ YEARS OLD
*Source: 2020 Federal Human Trafficking Report, Human Trafficking Institute
Keep Your Children Safe Online
Technology is a double-edged sword. A majority of children and teens now enjoy increased screen time and are active on social media, where they’re constantly posting updates about their regular activities and even whereabouts.
As a result, it places them at inadvertent risk as traffickers, who are always on the prowl, have leveraged the wonders of modern communication and technology to scout and scale their reach to their victims.
If you’re a parent wondering “How can I protect my child on the internet?” know that you can implement good child internet safety practices to ensure your child is safe online. Read more about our 12 suggestions you can use to engage, educate, and protect your children online on our blog.