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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

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

Technology-Facilitated Child Sex Trafficking_final_11-30-18

December 4, 2018

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 Motorola Solutions Foundation Grant

October 2, 2018

...a safer world for children. Solutions Foundation awards grants each year to organizations, such as ICMEC, which support and advance...

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

Online Abuse Flowchart_2018

September 18, 2018


September 11, 2018

Alicia Kozakiewicz Joins the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children

June 13, 2019

...abduction and child sexual abuse and exploitation focusing on internet safety for children and the dangers of online grooming. A...

Response Team Training Resources

March 9, 2019

...and online resources form for parents Reporting Concerns Form (NSPCC) Risk Assessment Template (H&SA, Ireland) School Risk form (ICMEC) Student...

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...


November 5, 2018

2017 Annual Report Final Digital

August 30, 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


September 18, 2018

Be Safer Online (EN)

April 27, 2016

Be Safer Online (ES)

April 27, 2016

Be Safer Online (RU)

April 27, 2016

Be Safer Online (PT)

April 27, 2016

Be Safer Online (FR)

April 27, 2016

Supporting Parents of Sexually Exploited Young People

October 18, 2018

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 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

Protocol – Managing Allegations of Child Abuse by Educators and other Adults

September 24, 2018