Global Reporting Mechanisms

If the country is not listed below, contact local investigative authorities and/or the embassy of person who experienced abuse and ask for the regional security office or law enforcement liaison office. For additional information on definitions, legality, and support agencies see Awareness, International & National Law, and Support sections.

Child Helpline International

Child Helpline International (CHI) works around the world to support the creation and consolidation of national, toll-free child helplines. CHI is a global network of 181 members in 147 countries.

Virtual Global Taskforce

Created in 2003, the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT) works with law enforcement, NGOs and industry to protect children from online abuse and cross-border sexual exploitation. Member countries of VGT include:


INHOPE, the International Association of Internet Hotlines, is a network of 51 hotlines in 45 countries that addresses illegal content online. To make a report to an INHOPE member hotline, click here. Member countries include: Australia; Austria; Belgium; Bosnia & Herzegovina; Brazil; Bulgaria; Canada; Colombia; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Kazakhstan; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Malta; Netherlands; New Zealand; Peru; Poland; Portugal; Russia; Serbia; Slovakia; Slovenia; South Africa; South Korea; Spain; Sweden; Taiwan (Province of China); Thailand; Turkey; United Kingdom; and United States.

Other Reporting Mechanisms