See what the Alliance is doing on: Reporting abuse

Framework capability
16 June 2021
Ethical and informed media reporting

Ensuring media reporting of CSEA is ethical, informed and balanced, and covered in a sensitive manner with victims’ dignity and rights respected at all times. This is best approached by…

Framework capability
16 June 2021
CSEA reporting

Definition Industry puts in place processes and allocates resources to enable the timely identification and reporting to authorities of online child sexual exploitation and abuse.The companies’ staff are equipped with…

Framework capability
16 June 2021
Takedown procedures

Procedures to enable the timely decommissioning/removal of child sexual abuse material when a company confirms its presence on its service.

Framework capability
16 June 2021
CSEA Hotline

A dedicated hotline to report internet material suspected to be illegal, including child sexual abuse material.

Framework capability
16 June 2021
Access to image databases

Definition Law enforcement use Interpol’s International Child Sexual Exploitation (ICSE) database to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their efforts to identify victims and offenders.Where appropriate a national child sexual…

Framework capability
31 May 2021
Informed media reporting

Ethical, balanced and informed media reporting, a consistent use of terminology and a positive inclusion of victims / survivors, where appropriate.

Framework capability
31 May 2021
Increased transparency

Regularly publish transparency reports on detection and prevention of CSEA online with meaningful metrics, and ensure data is supported by explainable methodology and reviewed regularly.

Framework capability
31 May 2021
Victim / survivor privacy and dignity

The protection of the victims’ privacy and dignity by the timely removal of all exploitative material.

Framework capability
31 May 2021
Modernised reporting systems

A reporting system for CSEA online (also known as cybertip) promotes and enables the reporting of and response to images and videos of CSEA online to ensure an efficient criminal…

Library article
4 May 2021
INHOPE Annual Report 2020

Publisher: INHOPE (Report)

The year 2020 presented challenges like the world has never seen before. COVID-19 had a significant impact across the globe and it required adaptability and flexibility from all of us.

Library article
21 April 2021
Internet Watch Foundation Annual Report 2020

Publisher: Internet Watch Foundation (Report)

“Face the facts”: In 2020, our team assessed over 150,000 reports of child sexual abuse imagery online and were able to seek the removal of millions of criminal images and…

Blog post
11 March 2021
A reporting solution for all
604a40bfc0475 bpthumb Zoé Colpaert, International Development Officer, Internet Watch Foundation

Zoé Colpaert, International Development Officer for the Internet Watch Foundation, shares her experience of setting up reporting portals for child sexual abuse material around the world and explains the necessary…

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…