Media coverage of The Children in the Pictures
“They trust the offender online more than they trust their families.” Lisa Wilkinson sits down with Jon Rouse to understand how children are being groomed and sextorted via social media.
Inside the filmmakers (successful!) battle to overturn censorship of The Children in the Pictures: “the aim of the project was to help youngsters in year 9 and above understand the risks they face online”
An interview with Detective Inspector Jon Rouse and director Akhim Dev, who talk about the importance of breaking the silence around online child sexual abuse and tackling this issue as a community.
A five-star review from Stephen Romei of The Children in the Pictures, “an Australian documentary about online child sexual abuse that is hard to watch, and should be watched by everyone.”
Julian Morrow talks to Detective Inspector Jon Rouse and director Akhim Dev about how a specialist unit of Queensland Police ended up running one of the world’s largest child sex abuse websites.
“The latest iteration is to find and groom children online… ...And make them perform horric acts of sexual abuse on themselves.” Director Akhim Dev talks about the role Facebook plays in the online sexual abuse of children.
“Film activism has always been a powerful tool to raise awareness across social, environmental and political concerns. “ An interview with Akhim Dev and director/producer Simon Nasht on the challenges and importance of making The Children in the Pictures.
Journalist and crime reporter Andrew Rule leads this gripping two-part podcast, interviewing Detective Inspector Jon Rouse about the heroic efforts to save the children in the pictures.
“One reason that child abuse has become deeply entrenched online... ...is that no one wants to know about it.” An insightful longform article about the incredible untold stories surrounding The Children in the Pictures.
Trish Jenkins interviews Director Simon Nasht on her Shift and Lift Mindset channel. They discuss and thank the many wonderful organisations working to stop child exploitation as well as the responsibility of social media platforms.
"Now, the trend that we're seeing is children or young people are making their own child exploitation material". A nuanced deep-dive inside Task Force Argos, the heroes on the frontline of this rapidly growing crime.