It is presented by the Film Academy of the Philippines.
Then the 65-year-old convicted child rapist glimpsed what he wanted: a girl, perhaps 8, lying on a bed.
MANILA, Philippines, 3 June 2016 – One evening in 2014, Philippines police raided an ordinary looking home in the slums of Manila.
It was just before midnight, and darkness permeated the surrounding narrow alleys as the officers entered with a search warrant.
An estimated 400,000 of the victims are women while 100,000 are children, with 80 percent of them female under 18.
A special documentary series titled “The Fighters” (the result of two years of undercover research and filming in the Philippines) shown in CNN International last year featured the story of a girl who was duped into working as a prostitute when she was 15.