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Angela Munoz Aroca

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

24 May 2021 Angela Munoz Aroca

A reporting solution for all

Throughout 2020, IWF worked to launch Reporting Portals across the world in collaboration with partners ranging from government bodies, law enforcement…

27 April 2021 Angela Munoz Aroca

IWF campaign launches as new report finds girls at worsening risk of grooming from sexual predators online

A hard-hitting new IWF campaign, a partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre, is warning teenage girls and their parents…

25 March 2021 Angela Munoz Aroca

‘Beyond heart-breaking’ abuse as predators groom children to film siblings and friends

A new IWF study indicates internet sex predators are manipulating children to record their own sexual abuse, and that of…

24 February 2021 Angela Munoz Aroca

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

A major new campaign kicks off which will see the IWF, along with Facebook and telecommunications giant MTN, boost awareness of its…

12 February 2021 Angela Munoz Aroca

IWF launches a new reporting portal in Morocco

A new reporting portal will play a “crucial” role in making Morocco a safer place to go online at a…

18 January 2021 Angela Munoz Aroca

‘Grave threat’ to children from predatory internet groomers as online child sexual abuse material soars to record levels

A record number of reports of online child sexual abuse have been processed by the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF).

15 December 2020 Angela Munoz Aroca

Eyes of the world very much on Europe' as IWF welcomes progress on child safety measures in Brussels

“We cannot allow Europe to be a safe haven for these criminals who would exploit the worst abuse of vulnerable,…

26 November 2020 Angela Munoz Aroca

IWF has record month as public reports of child sexual abuse surge

IWF analysts have seen accelerating numbers of public reports of child sexual abuse, with more people staying and working from…

22 October 2020 Angela Munoz Aroca

Game-changing IWF chatbot to target people trying to access child sexual abuse online

The End Violence Fund has announced the funding grant for the new Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) reThink chatbot which the charity has…

22 July 2020 Angela Munoz Aroca

Safer Internet Centre takes over Secretariat of APPG on Social Media

Social media has enormous potential for good, but we must be “alive” to the potential dangers as more and more…