Journalist María Antonieta Flores Astorga investigates the main modus operandi of these crimes and their devastating effects on victims
With the intention of raising awareness of the dire situation of child abuse in Puerto Vallarta, journalist María Antonieta Flores Astorga’s book, “The Beast That Divorces Children”, presented with the aim of making a call to condemn the abuse, harassment Went. and child rape.
Also, to raise awareness among parents and teachers, about cyber safety and to be alert to any alarm signals expressed by children.
The event, organized by the Integral Tourism Observatory (OTI) at the “Armando Soltero” Auditorium of the University Center of the Coast (CUCosta), Jorge Villanueva Hernández, a member of the OTI Board of Directors, highlighted the problem that this abuse represents for this tourist destination Is. ,
In the book, the authors explain why and how child sexual abuse (ASI) crushes and destroys the innocence of thousands of children, “quietly in all corners of the world, turning it into a global problem, not one, not two , hundreds of organized crime networks that are adding to their coffers, marketing minors in a variety of ways.
It was pointed out that for more than ten years, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD, has been confirming that Mexico ranks first in the world in terms of sexual abuse.
“This book is not just about counting the losses, nor about assigning blame. It is about putting on the table the responsibility we all have as a society to protect our childhoods,” University of Guadalajara The host of the investigative journalism program Para Tomarlo en Cuenta on K Channel 44 said,
It is easy for pedophiles to abduct, abuse and molest minors until they become victims for their pleasure and then exploit them as a commodity. All because there is an atmosphere of generalized impunity, Flores Astorga highlights.
«In the real world it happens in that warm place where the people who say they love them live: the home. Family members are the main sexual abusers. It is at home where the bulk of these crimes are being committed against children and adolescents in a figure between 70 and 90% of cases, which does not change much.
He said that one of the issues he addresses in his book is how pedophiles have spread their tentacles on the web “in a country where 21 million minors between the ages of 6 and 17 are connected to the Internet, According to a national survey on the availability and use of information technologies in homes, ENDUTIH. The Internet, a double-edged sword. There are risks, too, and parents haven’t realized it.”
He explained that it all starts with deception. With little or no parental supervision, without adequate filters, thousands of children “are being lured through the Internet, turning them into victims.”
This is how the “beast that swallows children” was presented. Child Sexual Abuse: Pornography, Sex Crimes on the Internet, Rapists and Church Members, and Complicit Officials » A study of the main modalities of these crimes and their devastating effects on victims, revealing names, statistics and testimony.
Finally, the authors of the research appeal to ASI not to be afraid to address this issue. Useful information for everyone, parents, teachers for the whole society.