See what the Alliance is doing on: Leadership

Library article
19 August 2021
How to talk about child sexual abuse in the digital world

Publisher: WeProtect Global Alliance (Report)

A FrameWorks UK strategic brief outlines challenges for communicating about child sexual exploitation and abuse online and offers preliminary recommendations.

Blog post
12 July 2021
A global race to stop and prevent abuse online

Publisher: eSafety Commissioner (Blog)

60ec5f77aece3 bpthumb Julie Inman Grant, Australian eSafety Commissioner

Australia’s eSafety Commission Julie Inman Grant explains the additional powers given to her office in this new legislation and how they have worked with industry to develop Safety by Design

Framework capability
16 June 2021
Corporate Social Responsibility

Companies (national and international) ensure child safety issues are paramount in the development and delivery of products and services, giving particular attention to putting systems in place to prevent violations…

Framework capability
16 June 2021
Leadership

Good governance brings together the leaders with a responsibility to protect children from online sexual exploitation and is a multi-stakeholder, cross-sector national body or bodies.

Page
16 June 2021
Timeline

Today’s Alliance is the combination of the European Commission and US Department of Justice’s Global Alliance Against Child Sexual Abuse Online and WePROTECT which was established by the UK Government…

Blog post
9 June 2021
#PlayYourPart – Community Participation to Drive Change for Child Safety

Publisher: Young Indians (Blog)

60c09c38b4a8a bpthumb Tarang Khurana, 2021 Chair of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)’s Young Indians’ Project Masoom

Young Indians’ Project Masoom: building an inclusive and accessible movement across India to raise awareness and inspire action to tackle child sexual abuse.

Blog post
8 June 2021
A major step forwards for WeProtect Global Alliance

Publisher: WeProtect Global Alliance (Blog)

New website and Protectors’ Portal offer members greater opportunities to engage and help create a digital world designed to protect children from sexual exploitation and abuse.

Framework capability
31 May 2021
Legislation

What is it? A ‘suite of legislation’ that effectively defines and legislates against all forms of child abuse and exploitation, including on and offline offences, trafficking and slavery.Clear and consistent…

Framework capability
31 May 2021
Political will

What is it? Senior level recognition that child sexual abuse and exploitation is a problem that leaders need to address, including where the internet plays a role (CSEA online).Allocation of…

Library article
28 April 2021
Guidance for implementing the Global Strategic Response

Publisher: WeProtect Global Alliance (Tool)

Guidance for practitioners and decision-makers across the globe to reach the outcomes outlined in the Alliance’s Global Strategic Response.

Blog post
16 March 2021
Turning principles into action
605065cd2a358 bpthumb Liz Thomas, Regional Digital Safety Lead in Asia-Pacific, Microsoft

Following an industry-only webinar for tech members of the Alliance, Liz Thomas (Regional Digital Safety Lead in Asia-Pacific for Microsoft) gives a brief overview of some of the key questions…

Library article
5 March 2021
Statement on behalf of the Phoenix 11

Publisher: Phoenix 11 (Media)

Survivors of child sexual abuse material demand action from tech one year after key players support online anti-exploitation principles.

Blog post
10 February 2021
Rebooting child protection systems: 5 ways to address child sexual abuse online

Publisher: WeProtect Global Alliance (Blog)

6024d785aea24 bpthumb Anna Gawn, Director of Stratagem International, advisor on child protection and safeguarding (digital and offline) reform

With more children than ever now engaging online, it is vital that they are both protected and enabled to engage safely. After the UN Committee on the Rights of the…

Blog post
9 February 2021
Online safety – real world impact

Publisher: WeProtect Global Alliance (Blog)

Last month at a ‘together to end violence’ event discussing solutions to end child sexual abuse and exploitation the Secretary General’s Special Representative on Violence Against Children, Dr Najat Maalla…

Library article
3 February 2021
Guide for tech companies considering supporting the “Voluntary Principles to Counter Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse”

Publisher: WeProtect Global Alliance (Tool)

Six industry members of the Alliance (Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Roblox, Snap and Twitter) have produced this ‘by tech, for tech’ guide to operationalising the Voluntary Principles’.

Blog post
2 February 2021
Defending the privacy of child sexual abuse victims online, in the EU and worldwide

Publisher: WeProtect Global Alliance (Blog)

A debate has been raging in Europe over what takes precedence: privacy or child protection. In September 2020 we were called by a member of the European Parliament who asked…

Library article
20 January 2021
Safety by Design can build investor and customer trust

Publisher: eSafety Commissioner (Tool)

The investment and venture capital community can play a pivotal role in helping to ensure that early-stage technology companies put safety and ethical considerations at the heart of their design processes.

Library article
21 December 2020
Our Continued Commitment to Safety

Publisher: Microsoft (Media)

European regulators are actively wrestling with how best to protect both privacy and safety. The European Electronic Communications Code (EECC) extends the EU’s communications regulatory framework, including the e-Privacy Directive’s protection,…

Blog post
10 December 2020
Digital Rights are Human Rights

Publisher: WeProtect Global Alliance (Blog)

The drafters of Article 4 – the right not to be held in slavery or servitude – could not have foreseen the role of future technology in the abuse of…

Blog post
18 November 2020
Case study: what the Philippines is doing to end online child abuse

Publisher: Apolitical (Blog)

600ec22496097 bpthumb Juvy Mae T. Navarro, Social Welfare Officer, the Philippines Department of Social Welfare and Development

To coordinate the interventions of all stakeholders in addressing all forms of abuse, neglect and exploitation of children, the Philippine Government formed the Committee for the Special Protection of Children…

Blog post
18 November 2020
Effecting change through collaboration

Publisher: Apolitical (Blog)

600ec2a439dd6 bpthumb Barbara Mae P. Flores, Deputy Regional Director at the Regional Prosecution Office XI, under the Philippine Department of Justice

As a pioneer member of our regional task force created in 2011, I was able to participate in several case build-up investigations involving human trafficking and online sexual exploitation of…

Library article
5 March 2020
Voluntary Principles to Counter Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

Publisher: Five-Country Ministerial (Tool)

On 5 March 2020 a set of Voluntary Principles to Counter Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse was launched in Washington DC.  These principles were developed by the Five Country…