Hidden in Plain ‘Site’ Preventing Online Sexual Exploitation Together

Description: The risk of online sexual exploitation of youth is rising, especially in the context of the #COVID19 pandemic. White Ribbon is pleased to offer a free webinar to parents on preventing all forms of #onlinesexualexploitation and #sextrafficking.

In this webinar, parents will learn more about:

  • Warning signs of sexual exploitation and sex trafficking
  • How to engage youth in practicing online safety
  • How to prevent this issue from happening through learning about healthy relationships, consent, allyship and equity
  • Help and resources available.

Facilitator: Taylor Demetrioff is the Bilingual Program Manager at White Ribbon. With over a decade working in the mental health field, Taylor has worked hard to bring positive programming and education to Canadian teens and adults.

Starting in his career, Taylor developed a mental health and music program for teens struggling with their mental well-being called “Let It Out!” while studying at l’Université de Saint Boniface on Treaty 1 land. More recently, Taylor has focused his efforts on fostering meaningful relations with Elders and Indigenous leaders across Canada to work collaboratively to challenge colonialism while maintaining a deep love, respect and appreciation for Indigenous cultures.

As a father, Taylor strives to work towards a future free from all forms of gender-based violence and discrimination while promoting healthy masculinities, gender equality and a healthier way of living for all.