New INHOPE Board elected
INHOPE, the International Association of Internet Hotlines, is a members' organisation, run for its members by its members. Members vote to elect a President who leads an elected Executive Committee, also known as the Board.
The Board is charged with the management and administration of the Association. The Board currently consists of six people.
A new board was elected at the recent INHOPE Annual General Meeting/Training Meeting in Copenhagen, consisting of members representing the tech, legal, psychological and child welfare expertise, as well as geographical diversity of the network. The new board members are drawn from the following organisations:
- Child Focus – Belgium
- The Estonian Union for Child Welfare – Estonia
- FSM – Germany
- Meldpunt Kinderporno - The Netherlands
- The Film and Publication Board - South Africa
- Internet Watch Foundation – UK
INHOPE, the International Association of Internet Hotlines, has published its Annual Report 2016.
Hotlines face a range of unique challenges in their work handling reports of web-based child sexual abuse material (CSAM). To assist them, INHOPE, the International Association of Internet Hotlines, provides core training to equip them with the skills and knowledge necessary to do the job properly and safely.
- BIK team
A new study by INHOPE's member the Canadian Centre for Child Protection reinforces concerns regarding the scope and severity of child sexual abuse imagery and underscores the need for additional solutions.