Thank you for your interest in Children of the Street. Media coverage is critical to educating the public on the issue of child/youth sexual exploitation and trafficking, raising awareness and promoting our vital programs. Please see below for our latest press releases and current news stories, or browse our website for more information about our organization. You may also wish to contact us directly for further information or a potential story angle.
A Guide to Bystander Intervention
Created for our Redefining Masculinity program in collaboration with Reel Youth, our new insightful video is teaching ways young people can speak out against toxic behaviours. The film was designed to be played, paused, and discussed with youth to provide them the tools to intervene in uncomfortable situations. Check it out!
Public Safety Canada announce funding for new online program
Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction, the Honourable Bill Blair, and MP for Coquitlam/Port Coquitlam, Ron McKinnon announce a $150,000 grant from Public Safety Canada for the development and presentation of new prevention workshops designed to prevent online sexual exploitation of children and youth.
Toxic Stops Here
On March 14, 2019, Children of the Street released our newest awareness campaign. Our campaign invites viewers to learn how to recognize the signs of toxic masculinity, and what they can do to change it.
2010 - present
2010 - present
Sexual exploitation and human trafficking are realities in our society. With the advances in technology information is more readily available to Canadians but so too are the opportunities for vulnerable children and youth to be exploited. Below are a few examples of sexual exploitation and human trafficking in the media:
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