In 2020, there were more than 21.7 million reports of online child sexual exploitation — representing more than 65 million images, videos, and other files. Each one of these harms a child.*
In 2020, the Australia Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (“ACCCE”) reported over 21,000 incidents of online child sexual exploitation. In the same period, the Australian Federal Police charged a total of 191 people with 1847 alleged child abuse-related offences.
*Source U.S. National Center for Missing & Exploited Children 2020 CyberTipline reports. https://www.missingkids.org/gethelpnow/cybertipline
We need to act decisively and rapidly through innovative solutions to detect, disrupt, report and prevent this growing crime.