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Protect Children

Protect Children Every minute of every day, our children are facing new risks. We have a responsibility to protect all children.

INHOPE mobile app

INHOPE mobile application INHOPE mobile is a free application which allows the user to report Child Sexual Abuse Material found on the Internet via their mobile devices. It is available for Windows phone 7, Android, iPhone, Blackberry devices..

VGT commercial

VGT commercial The Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT) commercial highlights the risks of online grooming to both offenders and children.

Lee & Kim’s Adventure

Lee & Kim's Adventure - Animal Magic (5-7 years old) Educational animation/cartoon for 5-7 year olds to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially amongst children and young people.

Sexting: Exposed

Sexting - Exposed ‘Exposed’, a 10-minute drama produced by the UK’s Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre, deals with subjects of sexting and cyberbullying, issues that teenagers commonly face.

ThinkUKnow promo

ThinkUKnow promo An introductory video for teachers and parents to the ThinkUKnow (Australia) program.

Jigsaw

Jigsaw (for 8-10 year olds) This is an assembly for 8-10 year olds from CEOP’s ThinkUKnow Education program that helps children understand what constitutes personal information.

Sexting: Megan’s story

Exposed - Megan's story This video depicts a teenage girl’s experience of sexting. It highlights that once something is digitised and then shared, you lose control over who sees it and what they do with it.

Online grooming PSA

Italian Police - Online Grooming PSA This Italian Postal and Communication Police Service video warns about the risks of online grooming. It highlights the role of parents in protecting children from online sex offenders.

Consequences

Consequences (for 11-16 year olds) This is an assembly for 11-16 year olds from CEOP’s ThinkUKnow Education program that helps children understand what constitutes personal information.

INHOPE: Help me

This short video encourages people to “say no to child sexual abuse on the internet“. This video was developed by INHOPE, an international association of internet hotlines.

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15 April 2015

UAE to chair Virtual Global Taskforce

SYDNEY, Australia – The Ministry of Interior for the United Arab Emirates was selected this week as the next chair of the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT), an international alliance of [more...]

10 March 2015

New VGT partner Kik Takes Steps to Combat Exploitation of Minors

Kik Interactive has taken two important steps towards preventing exploitation of minors in its chat app, Kik. The Waterloo-based company has become the first Canadian company to adopt Microsoft PhotoDNA [more...]

4 March 2015

International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children hosts Inaugural Gala for Child Protection Thursday, May 7

The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC), a non-profit organization working to empower and equip the global community to protect children from sexual abuse, exploitation and abduction, will [more...]

25 February 2015

International Effort Leads to Rescue of 22-month-old Romanian Baby being molested

This weekend, special agents and investigators in the United States and European Union scrambled to rescue a 22-month-old Romanian baby after learning that she was being sexually abused. It was [more...]

17 November 2014

Two teens rescued from suspected British child sex offender

Two teenagers were rescued from a hotel room in the Philippines following an international investigation into a British man who has been charged with child sex offenses. The Philippine teenagers [more...]

4 November 2014

First Latin American Country to Join Virtual Global Taskforce

Colombia is the latest country to join the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT), an international alliance of law enforcement and private sector agencies dedicated to combating online child sexual exploitation and [more...]

15 October 2014

Europol Training Course to Further Strengthen the Combating of Sexual Exploitation of Children on the Internet

Europol held its fifteenth “Europol Training Course on Combating the Sexual Exploitation of Children on the Internet (COSEC),” Oct. 6-14, in Selm, Germany. The course provided training for 58 representatives [more...]

15 October 2014

Fighting Child Trafficking: A Main Priority for EU Law Enforcement

Children are one of the most vulnerable groups targeted by the organised criminal groups involved in trafficking human beings (THB). Europol, in cooperation with EU law enforcement authorities and its [more...]

1 October 2014

Minister Opstelten: tackle child abuse on the international level

The fight against sexual abuse of children on the Internet is an international matter and the National Police of the Netherlands have joined the international platform of countries, investigative services [more...]

29 August 2014

VGT’s sixth biennial international conference in Amsterdam

The Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT), an international alliance of law enforcement and private sector agencies dedicated to combating online child sexual abuse, is hosting its sixth biennial international conference in [more...]

5 August 2014

INHOPE Announces new Advisory Board

The International Association of Internet Hotlines has named initial members to its new Advisory Board. The board will serve the non-governmental organization in its mission to respond to reports of [more...]

30 July 2014

New National Network for reporting online child sexual abuse content

Australian efforts against the trade in online child sexual abuse material were strengthened significantly with the finalization of formal agreements between the Australian Communications and Media Authority and the police [more...]

6 June 2014

U.S. law enforcement honored for contributions to child safety at National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Congressional Breakfast

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) recognized the efforts of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and other U.S. law enforcement agencies during [more...]

6 June 2014

World Vision report finds limited understanding of child sexual abuse in Southeast Asia puts children at risk

In coordination with the International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression (June 4), World Vision’s Project Childhood – Prevention Pillar team released a report entitled, “Sex, Abuse and Childhood: [more...]

20 May 2014

UNWTO and World Vision join forces to fight child exploitation in tourism

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and World Vision (WV) East Asia Regional Office signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) April 17 to forge a partnership aimed at fighting [more...]

13 May 2014

Switzerland joins Virtual Global Taskforce

BRUSSELS, Belgium – Switzerland is the latest country to join the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT), an international alliance of law enforcement and private sector agencies dedicated to combating online child [more...]

5 May 2014

Training by KINSA and VGT leads to arrest of predator in Uganda

In August of 2013, KINSA delivered child exploitation investigation training to police officers from 10 East African countries in Nairobi, Kenya. Prior to the training, a social media provider requested [more...]

2 May 2014

INTERPOL-coordinated operation strikes back at ‘sextortion’ networks

An INTERPOL-coordinated operation targeting organized crime networks behind ‘sextortion’ cases around the world has resulted in the arrest of 58 individuals, including three men linked to the group which harassed [more...]

30 April 2014

Friend MTS donates unique video fingerprinting technology to International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children to disrupt the distribution of graphic child pornography online

London, — April 30, 2014 — Today, Friend MTS is donating a forensic technology developed and customized for the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) to assist in [more...]

22 April 2014

Various VGT partners featured in Bloomberg Business Week story

WASHINGTON — Several of the Virtual Global Taskforce’s law enforcement and private sector members were profiled as part of a recent article by Bloomberg Business Week on the various global [more...]