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  • Child sexual abuse content
  • Non-photographic child sexual abuse images
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IntelliGrade from IWF

IntelliGrade tech from IWF is helping companies and law enforcement bodies to fight back against criminals who trade, store and upload images and videos showing the sexual abuse of children.

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Report Remove

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Worried about how to support a young person who has had a sexual image or video of themselves shared online? If they’re under 18, they can use Childline and the Internet Watch Foundation's discreet Report Remove tool to see if it can be taken down.

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Face the facts. The Annual Report 2020

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In 2020, our team assessed over 150,000 reports of child sexual abuse imagery online and were able to seek the removal of millions of criminal images and videos. Find out more about the latest trends and data relating to the international state of online child sexual abuse material.
 

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What others say about us

The Rt Hon Theresa May MP

“I want to pay tribute to the crucial work of the Internet Watch Foundation and their partnership with industry, law enforcement and the Government in identifying and removing illegal child sexual abuse images from the internet. We will continue to work together to tackle this ever-evolving threat and to pursue our target of making the UK the safest place in the world to go online.”

The Rt Hon Theresa May MP, Prime Minister of the UK, 2016-2019
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“The IWF do an incredibly important job. Stopping criminals using and abusing online technologies is tough. But the IWF have shown how working together with law enforcement, commercial companies and the voluntary sector can make a real difference in minimising the availability of child sexual abuse images.”

Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Google
In 2019
132,700
webpages showing the sexual abuse of children were removed by our analysts.
46%
of victims are 10 years or under
1%
aged 2 or under
92%
of images where victims were girls
40%
of images assessed as category A or B

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IWF Annual Report 2020

IWF 2020 Annual Report

New analysis in the IWF’s Annual Report shows 11-13 year old girls are increasingly at risk of grooming and coercion at the hands of online predators

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