Rise in child abuse on webcams

There has been a rise in use of webcams and live video streaming for sexually abusing children, according to a new report. It found that vulnerable children in developing countries were often targeted by abusers over the internet.

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Child abuse 'most hidden crime of our society'

Peter Saunders from the National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC), has called for the government to allocate more funding to police services working to tackle the growing number of children being abused on webcams and live video streaming technology online.

Speaking on Daybreak, he said: "The crime of child abuse is possibly the most hidden crime of our society....We have a lot of work in society to do."

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