How to become a member

The purpose of the Global Online Protection Network is to help build capacity of professionals to enable them to better protect a child who has been sexually abused and exploited, and there has been an online component.  Our vision is that we will build a network of expertise and support across the globe.  A supportive network that can share what has worked in practice, seek advice when struggling with a practice issue and share latest research 

Given the sensitive nature of this network, we have a responsibility to ensure the process of becoming a member has some built in safeguards. 

In order to become a member of the Global Online Protection Network, you need to complete the application form.  On receipt of your application, MCF will initiate the membership process and contact you on completion.



In order to safeguard all members of the Global Protection Online Network we will require your line manager/senior manager of your organisation to supply information confirming the details you have provided to MCF. Please give details below of the relevant person for us to contact.

Data Protection

By providing details on this form you are consenting to MCF retaining the information for the purposes of registering you for the GPON platform. MCF will only use your details for this purpose. For our full Data Privacy Policy please visit the Marie Collins Website at or contact the MCF Administrator on

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