Government statement of action (2014)

WePROTECT Global Alliance – Press release

December 10, 2014

We, the leaders of countries, law enforcement agencies and international organisations, are appalled by the continued abuse of the internet to exploit children for sexual gratification and profit. It causes immeasurable harm to children, whose suffering is multiplied by the continued circulation of images of their abuse online.

This exploitation cannot be stopped unless we work together. Just as its perpetrators act across borders and increasingly use sophisticated technology to share and collaborate, so must we. That is why we have committed to: