Interpol

Identifying and rescuing victims of online child sexual exploitation

International
2015 - 2020

Interpol is the world’s largest international police organisation, with 192 member countries. They facilitate cross-border cooperation through a network of regional and national bureaus. Interpol also serves as the worldwide information hub for law enforcement cooperation and provides policing capabilities that support member countries to fight and prevent transnational crimes. HDF supports Interpol’s Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation Sub-Directorate to combat internet-facilitated crimes against children, including the possession, production and distribution of child abuse images.


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What does ‘safer’ look like?

Already today children represent one third of all Internet users. While benefiting tremendously from connectivity for their education and entertainment, they are also exposed to major risks and threats online, including different forms of violence and exploitation, bullying, radicalization, and more.

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Tech companies report 100% increase in online child abuse photos and videos in 12 months

NYTIMES.COM | The Internet Is Overrun With Images of Child Sexual Abuse. What Went Wrong? Online predators create and share the illegal material, which is increasingly cloaked by technology. Tech companies, the government and the authorities are no match.

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TED talks ending violence against children

The challenge to end violence against children took centre stage at TEDSummit 2019 in Edinburgh. Howard Taylor, Executive Director of End Violence Against Children, explored the truly devastating scale of violence against children and the truly unprecendented opportunity we all…

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