Angela Munoz Aroca

30 October 2023 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.

26 May 2023 Angela Munoz Aroca

IWF Annual Report launch video

In 2022, the IWF took action to remove a record-breaking 255,588 websites containing child sexual abuse material.

20 December 2022 Angela Munoz Aroca

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.

29 November 2022 Angela Munoz Aroca

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…

28 October 2022 Angela Munoz Aroca

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.…

28 September 2022 Angela Munoz Aroca

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.

31 August 2022 Angela Munoz Aroca

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…

28 July 2022 Angela Munoz Aroca

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…

29 June 2022 Angela Munoz Aroca

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…

27 May 2022 Angela Munoz Aroca

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…

1 July 2021 Angela Munoz Aroca

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…

22 June 2021 Angela Munoz Aroca

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