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Child Protection, Cybercrime

ITU Guidelines for Children on Child Online Protection

2009

(International Telecommunications Union) These guidelines advise children  on possible harmful activities online, such as bullying and harassment, identity theft, and online abuse. The guidelines also include advice to children seeing and experiencing harmful and illegal content online, or young people being exposed to grooming for sexual purposes, the production, distribution and collection of child abuse material.Read More

Global Reporting Mechanisms

October 22, 2015

...Thailand; Turkey; United Kingdom; and United States. Other Reporting Mechanisms Europol Online Sexual Coercion and Extortion Reporting in 29 Countries India (aarambh India) – report online child sexual abuse images...

Microsoft Joins Child Safety Advocates, Law Enforcement for Fourth Global Law Enforcement Training in Paarl, South Africa

September 6, 2004

...online child predators, collecting evidence and computer forensic information, and seeking private industry assistance in child exploitation investigations. Representatives from Botswana, France, Ghana, Italy, Lesotho, Qatar, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland,...

CHICMEC Program Summary_FINAL_REV

September 18, 2018

...safeguard victims of online child sexual exploitation and abuse (CSEA), apprehend more perpetrators, and end online CSEA. This strategy complements the launch, on 12 July 2016, of the Global Partnership...

Giving law enforcement the tools it needs to fight child sexual exploitation

October 16, 2015

...MTS donated F1 to us for distribution to law enforcement and software providers. Griffeye Analyze DI – Safer Society Group The Safer Society Group created Griffeye Analyze DI as a...

International Centre Training Initiative Breaks Ground in Russia

September 15, 2005

...growing problem of online child sexual exploitation, and the demand for a law-enforcement response, has led the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (International Centre), in partnership with Microsoft...

International Centre Training Initiative Breaks Ground In The Middle East

June 6, 2005

...growing problem of online child sexual exploitation, and the demand for a law-enforcement response, has led the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (International Centre), in partnership with Microsoft...

Microsoft Executive Joins Board of the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children

October 16, 2006

...the Internet to be a safer place for children and has proven to be a crucial ally in our efforts to meet that goal,” said Ernie Allen, President and CEO...

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

Child Online Protection in India

2016

(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

Regional Events to Combat Online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

November 16, 2015

EN ESPAÑOL With the support of the #WePROTECT Children Online global initiative and UNICEF LACRO, ICMEC Latin America and Caribbean (ICMEC LAC) coordinated a series of regional events focusing on...

International & National Law

April 5, 2017

...Online Abuse and Exploitation (UNICEF, 2016) Asia Pacific: Mapping Online Safety Legislation in 14 Countries (Internet Society, 2017) New! EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) Multidisciplinary discussion of applicability of...

Child Abuse/Exploitation, Cybercrime

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

2017

(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

Privacy Policy

October 16, 2015

...Children (ICMEC). This online privacy policy describes how ICMEC collects and maintains all personally identifiable information that is obtained through this website: www.icmec.org. The purpose of this privacy policy is...

Remarks by U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Dean Thompson at the Seminar on Computer Crimes Against Children

October 12, 2015

...the first agencies to deploy the most powerful investigative software tool available for online child sexual exploitation cases – Child Exploitation Tracking System (CETS). We welcome the presence of our...

ICMEC’s International Law Enforcement Training Is a Huge Success

December 1, 2003

On December 1, 2003, the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) held its first international law-enforcement training program on investigating online crimes against children. The Conference on Computer-Facilitated...

Google Joins Industry-Wide Movement to Combat Child Pornography

August 23, 2006

...teaming up with other major online companies to launch an aggressive new campaign to fight child exploitation on the Internet. The Technology Coalition will be funded within NCMEC to develop...

Resource Spotlight

November 29, 2017

...Response 9/18) Generic Investigation Forms (added to Incident Response 9/18) Online Abuse Flowchart (added to Incident Response 9/18) Keeping Children Safe in Education (updated in Prevention, Risk Management 9/18) AISA...

Types of Child Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation

October 22, 2015

Abuse Emotional Abuse Psychological Maltreatment (Pediatrics, 2012) Online Abuse Compendium of Articles: Research Findings on Child Abuse Images and Sexual Exploitation of Children Online (ECPAT International, 2009) Online “Predators” and...

Supporting Parents of Sexually Exploited Young People

October 18, 2018

...settings (such as through school nurses or general practitioners). Helplines/online support Widely available forms of parenting support include information available online and telephone helplines. Montgomery et al (2007) reviewed the...

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 public safety programs and technology and engineering education initiatives. “ICMEC...

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 like this one will help provide mission-critical resources and support...

Risk Management

October 22, 2015

...Against Another Child (NSPCC) New! Educator Sexual Misconduct: Policy and Audit Guide (United Educators) Grooming and Child Sexual Abuse in Institutional Contexts (Australia Royal Commission, 2017) New! Guidance for Safer...

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

September 24, 2018

...Portal, Multidisciplinary Teams • Safeguarding Unit, Farrer & Co (April 2016), Handling allegations of non-recent abuse https://www.icmec.org/education-portal/recruitment/ https://www.icmec.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/ITFCP-Recommended-Recruitment-and-Screening-Practices-April-2017.pdf https://www.icmec.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Research-Report-Grooming-and-child-sexual-abuse-in-institutional-contexts-Prevention.pdf https://www.icmec.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Research-Report-Grooming-and-child-sexual-abuse-in-institutional-contexts-Prevention.pdf https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13552600.2018.1476601 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13552600.2018.1476601 https://www.icmec.org/education-portal/incident-response/ https://www.icmec.org/education-portal/serious-case-review/ http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0886260514532360 http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0886260514532360 http://www.drcc.ie/about/savi.pdf https://www.farrer.co.uk/news-and-insights/grooming-within-organisations—how-to-keep-children-safe/ https://www.farrer.co.uk/news-and-insights/grooming-within-organisations—how-to-keep-children-safe/ https://www.saferrecruitmentconsortium.org/GSWP%20Oct%202015.pdf...

International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children Inaugural Gala for Child Protection

March 5, 2015

...of our common mission: making the world a safer place for all children,” said Ambassador Maura Harty, the President and CEO of ICMEC. Jeff and Justine Koons will receive ICMEC’s...

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

Commonwealth Internet Governance Forum: A Joint Report on Online Child Protection Combatting Child Sexual Abuse Material on the Internet

2017

(Children’s Charities’ Coalition on Internet Safety, ICMEC) This report describes the impact of the Internet on the production and distribution of child pornography. It makes a number of suggestions about how states can join in the global fight against this vile misuse of cyber-space. In particular, the report presents a range of legal measures which Commonwealth Member States might consider adopting and it sets them in the context of wider initiatives designed to make the Internet a safer place for children and young people the world over. The primary audience for the toolkit is the Commonwealth but it is hoped that it might be of interest to a wider range of countries and professionals with an interest in child protection. This is the third edition of the toolkit. It updates the second edition, published in 2012.Read More

Building global capacity to keep children safer from harm

September 23, 2015

...Against Children; Advanced Online Exploitation Investigations; Advanced Technologies; and Fundamentals of Responding to Missing Children. ICMEC also is a partner in the Virtual Global Taskforce, which seeks to combat child...

Child Abuse/Exploitation, Child Pornography, Cybercrime

Joint Report on Online Child Protection: Combatting Child Pornography on the Internet

2010

(ICMEC, Children’s Charities’ Coalition on Internet Safety) This report describes the impact of the Internet on the production and distribution of child pornography. It presents a range of legal measures which Commonwealth Member States might consider adopting and sets them in the context of wider initiatives designed to make the Internet a safer place for children and young people the world over.Read More

ICMEC Receives Google Grant to Train Law Enforcement in India

October 25, 2018

...for child protection in India. This training is instrumental as Kerala Police establish their first stand-alone law enforcement unit to effectively combat online child sexual abuse and exploitation. “This is...

Child Abuse/Exploitation, Child Pornography, Cybercrime

Joint Report on Online Child Protection: Combatting Child Pornography on the Internet

2012

(ICMEC, Children’s Charities’ Coalition on Internet Safety) This report updated the one previously released in 2010, and describes the impact of the Internet on the production and distribution of child pornography. It presents a range of legal measures that Commonwealth Member States might consider adopting, and it sets them in the context of wider initiatives designed to make the Internet a safer place for children and young people around the world.Read More

Be-Safer-Online-EN

May 14, 2018

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