Last updated: 2021-01-29

About our SID activities

The global reach and anonymity of the internet have greatly facilitated the distribution and access to child abuse material. Offenders can now produce, exchange and even direct live video of children being abused. They can also come into direct contact with children via chatrooms and social networking sites.
INTERPOL is fiercely committed to supporting its 194 member countries in tackling crimes against children. 
Our International Child Sexual Exploitation database has already led to the identification of more than 23,500 victims worldwide.
We also run a project in conjunction with Internet Access Service Providers to block access to child abuse material online. The INTERPOL "Worst of" list includes internet domains that contain the most severe child sexual abuse material, according to defined criteria.
We provide training and promote best practice to police in our member countries, and gather experts in the INTERPOL Specialists Group on Crimes against Children.
We are supporting Safer Internet Day 2021 through our social media channels.

What we are doing to support the SID 2021 slogan of "Together for a better internet"…

INTERPOL works with a range of public and private stakeholders to make the internet a safer place for everyone, especially children, through the encouragement and development of robust law enforcement practice and prevention strategies.

About us

INTERPOL is the world's largest police organisation with a network of 194 member countries working together on a daily basis to fight international crime. With our unique range of criminal databases and policing capabilities, INTERPOL provides targeted training, expert investigative support and secure communications channels to assist law enforcement agencies around the globe strengthen their ability to prevent crime and identify and arrest criminals.

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