Blogs

‘Ofcom and Government should not reinvent the wheel’ - IWF stands ready to help regulator stamp out online child sexual abuse material

‘Ofcom and Government should not reinvent the wheel’ - IWF stands ready to help regulator stamp out online child sexual abuse material

This week, the Joint Committee published its comprehensive report on the Draft Online Safety Bill.

17 December 2021 Blog
‘It’s a window into the child’s abuse. Thank goodness there is a stop button for us.’ A day in the life of an IWF analyst

‘It’s a window into the child’s abuse. Thank goodness there is a stop button for us.’ A day in the life of an IWF analyst

'Lillian' said the task can be immensely challenging, but is ultimately very rewarding.

28 October 2021 Blog
IWF 'heroes' step up to tackle 5K challenge

IWF 'heroes' step up to tackle 5K challenge

Members of the public can help us raise money to help our mission to keep children safe online and protect victims of abuse

30 April 2021 Blog
New campaign kicks off to boost internet safety in Uganda and Zambia

New campaign kicks off to boost internet safety in Uganda and Zambia

'We ask everyone to join this noble cause aimed towards curbing this vice that threatens our children’s well-being'.

1 February 2021 Blog
Pornhub: Data out of context tells us nothing.

Pornhub: Data out of context tells us nothing.

We have a powerful sense of mission, with clarity, focus and purpose to our work. Our one single task – beyond all else – is the elimination of child sexual abuse material online.

15 December 2020 Blog
‘Cryptoqueen’ journalist Jamie Bartlett tells us about the ‘dark web’

‘Cryptoqueen’ journalist Jamie Bartlett tells us about the ‘dark web’

We hear all about how criminals exploit the internet to avoid detection

20 November 2020 Blog
Behind the Scenes of Pixels from a Crime Scene

Behind the Scenes of Pixels from a Crime Scene

By Angela Young, founder of Cambridge Podcasts

29 October 2020 Blog
Woman ‘trusted’ online predator who viewed child sexual abuse on her daughter’s computer

Woman ‘trusted’ online predator who viewed child sexual abuse on her daughter’s computer

Experts warn that 1% of the entire male population could be ‘interested in sex with prepubescent children’.

26 October 2020 Blog
Protecting our analysts’ Mental Health under extraordinary circumstances

Protecting our analysts’ Mental Health under extraordinary circumstances

On World Mental Health Day 2020, we look at the extraordinary work of our dedicated team of analysts and how working to tackle child sexual abuse online can impact their mental health.

10 October 2020 Blog
“The time for talking is over, Europe requires firm effective action now.”

“The time for talking is over, Europe requires firm effective action now.”

By Susie Hargreaves OBE

12 August 2020 Blog
How safeguarding software can help schools protect students – during lockdown and beyond

How safeguarding software can help schools protect students – during lockdown and beyond

By Justin Reilly, CEO, safeguarding specialist, Impero

5 June 2020 Blog
'There is a real child in every image, and every image is a crime scene': An analyst's story

'There is a real child in every image, and every image is a crime scene': An analyst's story

IWF analyst 'Lucy' spoke to the BBC about her work tracking down and fighting against online child sexual abuse.

3 June 2020 Blog