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Registration is now open for Marie Collins Foundation’s sixth International London Conference: From Discovery to Recovery

Registration is now open for Marie Collins Foundation’s sixth International London Conference: From Discovery to Recovery

January 27, 2020

This annual event has gone from strength to strength and provides a unique opportunity for professionals to come together and share experience, knowledge and best practice.

THE DARK SIDE OF THE SELFIE: CHARITIES JOIN FORCES TO CALL ON YOUNG MEN TO REPORT SELF-GENERATED SEXUAL IMAGES OF UNDER 18S

THE DARK SIDE OF THE SELFIE: CHARITIES JOIN FORCES TO CALL ON YOUNG MEN TO REPORT SELF-GENERATED SEXUAL IMAGES OF UNDER 18S

January 15, 2020

New data reveals that self-generated imagery now accounts for nearly a third of web pages featuring sexual images of children actioned by the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF).

Research commissioned by MCF offers insight into child arrests for sexting

Research commissioned by MCF offers insight into child arrests for sexting

December 13, 2019

Children as young as 14 are being arrested for ‘youth sexting’ despite police guidance against taking action that can leave them with a criminal record.

Funding granted for new global platform to protect children from online abuse

Funding granted for new global platform to protect children from online abuse

May 20, 2019

The Global Fund to End Violence Against Children has awarded the Marie Collins Foundation £635,000 to support its work to protect children from online abuse.

MCF partners with Internet Watch Foundation in new campaign to encourage reporting of sexual content of under 18s

MCF partners with Internet Watch Foundation in new campaign to encourage reporting of sexual content of under 18s

February 13, 2019

Marie Collins Foundation has partnered with the Internet Watch Foundation in a new film aimed at encouraging men to report indecent images and videos of children.

Kent Conference

Kent Conference

December 13, 2018

The Marie Collins Foundation, in partnership with Kent Safeguarding Children Board and Kent County Council, hosted a very successful conference in Maidstone, Kent on 28th November 2018.

Hackathon

Hackathon

November 07, 2018

A North Yorkshire-based safeguarding expert has joined the Home Secretary and industry professionals at Microsoft’s US headquarters to work jointly on tackling online child sexual abuse.

National special achievement award for Marie Collins

National special achievement award for Marie Collins

October 23, 2018

Marie Collins, a founding trustee and patron of Marie Collins Foundation and a sexual abuse survivor, has been recognised with a national Woman of the Year Award in Ireland.

Charity to share expertise to improve safeguarding of children in Vietnam

Charity to share expertise to improve safeguarding of children in Vietnam

October 15, 2018

​A UK charity dedicated to supporting child victims of online sexual abuse and their families is to share its expertise in Vietnam.

Peer on peer online abuse increasing as children as young as eight fall victim

Peer on peer online abuse increasing as children as young as eight fall victim

June 20, 2018

​Children in their final year of primary school are most at risk of suffering some form of online abuse at the hands of other youngsters, according to research out today.

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