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Paliscope teams up with ICMEC to help law enforcement combat online child exploitation.

March 21, 2019

...evidence found online, and gain more insights into online acts and behavior, as well as evidence in criminal cases. About...

9th Edition Global Review Reveals Increase in Laws that Protect Children

December 6, 2018

...Sexual Abuse Material: Model Legislation & Global Review, revealing significant global efforts to combat child sexual abuse material online. Since...

Child Abuse/Exploitation, Child Pornography, Child Protection, Child Sexual Abuse Material (Child Pornography), Cybercrime

Studies in Child Protection: Sexual Extortion and Nonconsensual Pornography


(ICMEC) The purpose of this paper is to define and analyze sexual extortion and nonconsensual pornography as they impact children, as well as to better understand obstacles to prevention, policy intervention, and prosecution. This paper, framed with a global perspective, also presents effective, model legislative responses and highlights global efforts that are readily adaptable by individual countries to combat the growing number of cases of children who are exploited via sexual extortion and the nonconsensual sharing of intimate images.Read More

Sexual Extortion_Nonconsensual Pornography_final_10-26-18

October 30, 2018

Technology-Facilitated Child Sex Trafficking_final_11-30-18

December 4, 2018

Child Abuse/Exploitation, Child Trafficking, Cybercrime, Legislation

Studies in Child Protection: Technology-Facilitated Child Sex Trafficking


(ICMEC) - The Internet has global reach, which fuels the need for international legal cooperation to develop more stringent, overt laws to protect children from technology-facilitated child sex trafficking. While vast research exists regarding child sex trafficking broadly, this paper specifically focuses on: how and why technology is increasingly used to recruit, advertise, and send/receive payments for child sex trafficking; examining available international and regional legal instruments; reviewing a sampling of relevant national legislation; presenting model legislative language for consideration; and discussing the role of the technology and financial industries to deter traffickers from misusing their platforms to sexually exploit children.Read More

5th Annual Gala for Child Protection Gathers Influencers to Commemorate Anniversaries and Innovations

March 25, 2019

...Public sector. “I am proud to support ICMEC as they work to make the world a safer place for children.”...

International Centre For Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) Expands With AI, Biometrics, And Ad Tech

November 27, 2018

...safer world for children is one of the most important issues of our time. Our hope is that collaborative efforts...

ICMEC Receives Google Grant to Train Law Enforcement in India

October 25, 2018

...Kerala Police establish their first stand-alone law enforcement unit to effectively combat online child sexual abuse and exploitation. “This is...

Definitions including online abuse and exploitation

March 26, 2019

Local and online help form

March 11, 2019

ICMEC Gala Celebrates the Future of Child Protection

May 7, 2019 help victims of online child sexual abuse and exploitation in five targeted countries. Margaret recalled that rescue is just...

Response Team Training Resources

March 9, 2019

...Forms for statements and Follow up form (IKeepSafe) Key steps in school response BLANK (ICMEC) Local and online resources form...


November 5, 2018

Child Protection

Be Safer Online (Infographic)


(ICMEC, ROCIT) Learn more about how to play your part for a safer Internet. Created for Safer Internet Day 2016, this infographic provides tips to help children stay safer online.    Read More

Be Safer Online (PT)

April 27, 2016

Be Safer Online (RU)

April 27, 2016

Be Safer Online (FR)

April 27, 2016

Be Safer Online (ES)

April 27, 2016

Be Safer Online (EN)

April 27, 2016

Child Abuse/Exploitation, Cybercrime

Online Grooming of Children for Sexual Purposes: Model Legislation & Global Review


(ICMEC) Prompted by the increasing number of cases of online grooming of children and relative lack of awareness of the growing issue, this original report analyzes legislation related to the online grooming of children for sexual purposes in 196 countries around the world. The report includes sections regarding definitions; offenses; and sanctions and sentencing, followed by an overview of related regional and international law, a discussion of implementation and good initiatives, and a global review of country-specific legislation that evaluates national legislation against 5 core criteria.Read More

Child Protection News

November 29, 2017 abuse (UK Gov, April 2019) Implications of UK legislative proposal to ‘make UK safest place to be online’ (NYT,...

Family Resources

October 29, 2015

Be Safer Online Infographic (ICMEC, multiple languages) Be Share Aware (NSPCC) New! Bringing up Boys: sexual harassment and parenting boys...

Child Abuse/Exploitation, Child Pornography, Child Protection, International Schools, Legislation

Child Online Protection in India


(UNICEF) UNICEF commissioned this report to better understand online risks faced by children, identify gaps in legislation, ensure removal of harmful materials, support investigation and law enforcement and to identify services for victims of online exploitation and abuse. The aim was to identify priorities for government, NGOs, IT companies and other international agencies and determine appropriate interventions.Read More

UNICEF Child Protection Online India pub_doc115

September 22, 2016


November 1, 2017


September 27, 2017

ICMEC IS Educator Training Catalog Final

October 31, 2018

ICMEC IS Educator Training Catalog Updated

October 31, 2018


October 16, 2015