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Staying safe online - advice for young adults

Staying safe online - advice for young adults

May 11, 2020

The internet is a lifeline for many young adults during lockdown but more time online may increase their chance of stumbling across illegal content…

Learning through the lockdown: protecting your children from digital harm during coronavirus

Learning through the lockdown: protecting your children from digital harm during coronavirus

April 03, 2020

With more children at home and using electronic devices, a charity specialising in supporting young victims of online harm is encouraging everyone to play their part in keeping the internet safe.

‘Something’s not right!’

‘Something’s not right!’

March 27, 2020

‘Something’s not right!’ – two well-known faces, one innovative approach to engage with young people on the sensitive issue of online child sexual abuse.

COVID-19 CEO Statement

COVID-19 CEO Statement

March 23, 2020

COVID-19 response from the CEO of the Marie Collins Foundation.

The Marie Collins Foundation - Coronavirus update Annual International Conference Postponed

The Marie Collins Foundation - Coronavirus update Annual International Conference Postponed

March 18, 2020

Coronavirus update and the impact on the MCF Annual International Conference.

The Marie Collins Foundation Coronavirus Statement

The Marie Collins Foundation Coronavirus Statement

March 05, 2020

The Marie Collins Foundation (MCF) are continuously monitoring the coronavirus outbreak.

POSTPONED UNTIL AUTUMN 2020 - Registration is now open for Marie Collins Foundation’s sixth International London Conference: From Discovery to Recovery

POSTPONED UNTIL AUTUMN 2020 - 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.

Marie Collins Foundation Partners