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New tool allows police around the world to scan for known abuse imagery in 'seconds'

New tool allows police around the world to scan for known abuse imagery in 'seconds'

'This is an important step in ensuring our world-leading expertise can be quickly drawn upon by police and law enforcement the world over.'

20 November 2023 News
Dismay as European Parliament votes to limit scope of child sexual abuse regulation

Dismay as European Parliament votes to limit scope of child sexual abuse regulation

Child rights organisations denounce political deal as a definitive ‘step backward’ for child protection in the EU

14 November 2023 News
White House roundtable is 'important moment' in recognising threat of AI child sexual abuse imagery

White House roundtable is 'important moment' in recognising threat of AI child sexual abuse imagery

'I am pleased this threat is being taken seriously – and being invited to talk about the dangers at the White House is an important moment.'

13 November 2023 Blog
King says tackling grooming and 'digitally enabled' child sexual abuse priorities for Government

King says tackling grooming and 'digitally enabled' child sexual abuse priorities for Government

King Charles said the Government will look to empower police forces and the courts to take stronger action against “digital-enabled” crime.

7 November 2023 News
AI must be a force for good and not a threat to children

AI must be a force for good and not a threat to children

IWF and Home Office co-host key event focused on tackling looming danger of AI-generated child sexual abuse imagery

30 October 2023 News
EU Parliament deal is an unacceptable compromise on children’s safety online, warns child rights coalition

EU Parliament deal is an unacceptable compromise on children’s safety online, warns child rights coalition

ECLAG calls for EU policymakers to restore scope of the Regulation to tackle child sexual abuse and better protect children

30 October 2023 News
'Pivotal moment' as Online Safety Act gains Royal Assent

'Pivotal moment' as Online Safety Act gains Royal Assent

The IWF welcomes new laws, but says the hard work is 'only just beginning'.

26 October 2023 News
‘Worst nightmares’ come true as predators are able to make thousands of new AI images of real child victims

‘Worst nightmares’ come true as predators are able to make thousands of new AI images of real child victims

International collaboration vital as 'real world’ abuses of AI escalate

25 October 2023 News
Threat of AI-generated content signals need for ‘new EU child sexual abuse laws to cover unknown imagery’

Threat of AI-generated content signals need for ‘new EU child sexual abuse laws to cover unknown imagery’

‘Worst nightmares’ have come true as predators are able to make thousands of AI images of real children at the click of a button, warns charity

23 October 2023 News
Safeguarding the unsung heroes: Fostering staff welfare across the organisation

Safeguarding the unsung heroes: Fostering staff welfare across the organisation

This World Mental Health Day we review our welfare system, designed to protect the mental wellbeing of our staff.

10 October 2023 Blog
‘Vital’ child protection work sees top honour for IWF’s Susie Hargreaves

‘Vital’ child protection work sees top honour for IWF’s Susie Hargreaves

The NSPCC has made Ms Hargreaves an honorary member of the NSPCC council

5 October 2023 News
OnlyFans in ‘groundbreaking’ partnership with Internet Watch Foundation

OnlyFans in ‘groundbreaking’ partnership with Internet Watch Foundation

OnlyFans in ‘groundbreaking’ partnership with Internet Watch Foundation

4 October 2023 News