Child sexual predators prey on vulnerable children online more and more


The statistics are alarming: one in ten children are sexually abused and the biggest perpetrators are fathers. Photo: 123rf.com

Sonia was horrified when she found out that her 11-year-old daughter Nikki had sent naked photos of herself to a friend she’d made online. Reading the conversation thread between her daughter and her “friend”, who claimed to be 18, Sonia was certain that her daughter was being groomed by a predator.

Sonia coaxed Nikki into hand over her phone and encouraged her to tell her about her new friend.

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