Angela Munoz Aroca
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 Annual Report launch video
In 2022, the IWF took action to remove a record-breaking 255,588 websites containing child sexual abuse material.
Over one in 10 young people in the UK exposed to criminal child sexual abuse content online
The IWF has commissioned research to help guide their messaging about the reporting function.
People at higher risk of stumbling across child sexual abuse material online, warn expert analysts at the IWF
The IWF has discovered a disturbing new trend, where criminals are profiting from spamming links to criminal material on social…
What it’s like to be on the frontline of the fight against online child sexual abuse?
Protecting children is at the heart of everything the IWF does. The team is looking to onboard two more analysts.…
IWF launches ‘It can happen in any home’, the latest podcast episode of Pixels from a Crime Scene
The new podcast episode explores the growing threat of coerced ‘self-generated’ child sexual abuse material.
IWF data shows 20,000 webpages included coerced ‘self-generated’ sexual abuse imagery of 7- to 10-year-olds in first half of 2022
When compared to the first half of 2020, the increase in this type of content depicting 7–10-year-olds children is of…
New think tank report aimed at ‘turning tide of online child sexual abuse’ draws on IWF data
The Police Foundation has published a new report, focusing on what can be done to “turn the tide” on online…
A million of the worst child sexual abuse images graded by ‘elite’ taskforce
A million of the worst images of child sexual abuse have been turned into digital fingerprints in an “unprecedented” drive…
Sexual abuse imagery of girls online at record high following pandemic lockdowns
The IWF releases its 2021 Annual Report with the latest global trends in combatting the distribution of child sexual abuse…
Looking at Safer Internet Day 2021– Four Months On
Susie Hargreaves OBE, Chief Executive of the Internet Watch Foundation and Director of the UK Safer Internet Centre, looks back…
New tool empowers children and young people to stop spread of nude images online
Childline and the IWF launch new tool to help young people remove nude images that have been shared online