Global collaboration needed as thousands of AI-generated child sexual abuse images emerge depicting the worst kinds of abuse
The IWF has published its latest report on the proliferation of AI-generated child sexual abuse imagery, following a month-long investigation.
IWF analysts report rise in sexual extortion cases of boys
IWF experts have reported a steep increase in reports of children being blackmailed to share sexual images of themselves by…
Online Safety Bill – How the UK Safer Internet Centre Campaigned for Online Appeals Processes
In this article, we explain our journey towards how we campaigned for stronger online appeals processes to be included as…
Tech breakthrough helps IWF analysts assess criminal imagery in seconds
A new clustering technology is helping IWF analysts to assess multiple child sexual abuse images in seconds.
More young people speak up about online worries as a result of Safer Internet Day 2023
Figures from the UKSIC have shown how the success of Safer Internet Day led to more young people talking about…
IWF Annual Report launch video
In 2022, the IWF took action to remove a record-breaking 255,588 websites containing child sexual abuse material.
Peers express support for UKSIC campaign highlighting need for independent appeals process in Online Safety Bill
Baroness Newlove backs need for independent appeals process in Online Safety Bill.
The most severe Category A online child sexual abuse doubles in two years, new IWF data shows
In 2022, the IWF found 51,369 webpages containing the most severe kinds of abuse, up from 25,050 pages in 2020.
IWF works alongside Ukraine to help stop spread of child sexual abuse material
The IWF has relaunched a special Ukrainian language portal to help fight online child sexual abuse imagery.
1,000 per cent increase in sexual abuse imagery of 7-10s since lockdown
Primary school children aged 7-10 years old are increasingly being groomed to perform sexually online by predators warns the IWF.
UKSIC calls for online safety bill improvements as reporting service’s annual report highlights need for stronger victim support
Data from one of its services highlights the need for stronger victim support in the online safety bill.
Liverpool and England legend underlines importance of conversations when keeping safe online
A former footballer, famous for his time with Liverpool, England and others, has underlined the importance of conversations between parents,…