• Uganda and Zambia campaign

    We launched a new project to help boost internet safety in Uganda and Zambia. Read our press release.

  • Safer Internet Day

    We celebrated and promoted Safer Internet Day with our colleagues at the UK Safer Internet Centre. The theme was “An internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world”.

  • Morocco reporting portal

    We launched a reporting portal in Morocco. Read our press release.



  • Self-generated campaign launch: Gurls Out Loud

    We want to prevent the creation of sexual imagery of children which has been captured via webcam/device camera after they’ve been groomed and coerced online. We launched a campaign to help teenage girls and their parents understand more about this crime, and how to better protect themselves. Read our press release.


  • New taskforce

    A new IWF taskforce was recruited to grade and ‘hash’ two million child sexual abuse images from the UK Government’s Child Abuse Image Database (CAID) thanks to a grant from international child protection organisation Thorn. Read our press release.

  • Tunisia reporting portal

    We launched a reporting portal in Tunisia. Pictured is Imen Zahouani Houimel, the Minister of Women, Family and Seniors of the Republic of Tunisia. Read our press release.

  • Report Remove tool

    Childline and the IWF launched a new tool to help young people remove nude images that have been shared online. Read our press release.

  • Argentina reporting portal

    Argentina launched its first reporting portal to report images and videos of child sexual abuse. Read our press release.


  • APPG on social media

    This All Party Parliamentary Group launched its report, “Selfie Generation: What’s behind the rise of self-generated indecent images of children online?” The APPG secretariat is run by IWF on behalf of the UK Safer Internet Centre. Read our press release.


  • Digital Communications Awards 2021

    We took the top prize in the DCA's Purpose Driven Communications category for our work campaigning to raise awareness of the rise of “self-generated” online child sexual abuse material. Read our press release.

  • UKSIC funding

    The UK Safer Internet Centre received £5.1 million of funding from Nominet in order to continue its vital work helping children and young people stay safe online. Read our press release.


  • Welsh Government

    Welsh Government became the first government to join IWF. They also joined our award-winning campaign to help educate and protect parents, carers, and teenage girls regarding online grooming and coercion. Read our press release.


  • IntelliGrade

    Our IntelliGrade tool was named one of the “21 Things That Made the World a Better Place in 2021” in Wired. Read the press release.

  • ICMEC + IWF reporting portal

    We have partnered with ICMEC to launch a portal to report child sexual abuse material for people who don’t have access to a national reporting mechanism. Read our press release.

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