- Nov 28 2023
- 6:00 pm
Child Protection: Online Sexual Abuse & Exploitation of Children
Join CLEA and Debra Danco for a webinar on Child Protection, discussing online sexual abuse and exploitation of children, and sharing of intimate images.
Debra Danco is a senior associate counsel in the legal department of the Canadian Centre for Child Protection in Winnipeg, MB, where she’s dedicated her legal career to tackling online child sexual exploitation. She joined the Centre as an articling student in 2013, after completing her law studies at UVic. Prior to law school, Debra obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta. She is active in the Manitoba Bar Association’s Legal Research Section and Women Lawyer’s Forum. She also served as treasurer and chair of Winnipeg-based S.H.A.D.E. (Save Housing and Directed Empowerment), which provides empowering, community-based programming for newcomer women experiencing intimate partner or family violence. She was also treasurer for the Grace & Nelly Project, which focuses on reducing poverty in rural communities in Zimbabwe through empowering women and girls. In 2021, she was awarded the Premier’s Volunteer Award.