What do I do if I have evidence of a child being exploited?
Please provide as much detail as you can to your report document, as it will only help. However, avoid sharing or downloading any images. Avoid also commenting on or sending messages with any of these contents.
We ask that you additionally report the posts or messages which contain evidence of the offense to Similar Worlds. While we may hide the contents from the public, we may keep the reported content in our servers and may in some cases keep the profile active (with a number of limitations) to facilitate further investigation required.
We also encourage you to look into and consider contacting one or more of the following services:
- The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC)
- assists in cases of missing or exploited children throughout the world
- The International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC)
- https://www.icmec.org/national-centers/ - list of international operational centers that work to assist in cases of missing or exploited children
- Child Helpline International
- Child Helpline International is a collective impact organisation with 176 members from 145 countries.
- ENDING THE SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN (ECPAT)
- A global network of organizations in more than 90 countries, ECPAT International works to eliminate all forms of child sexual exploitation.
- INHOPE - International Association of Internet Hotlines
- INHOPE is an active and collaborative global network of Hotlines, dealing with illegal content online and committed to stamping out child sexual abuse from the Internet.
- UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to save children’s lives, to defend their rights, and to help them fulfil their potential, from early childhood through adolescence.
- Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)
- CEOP works to track and bring offenders to account either directly or in partnership with local and international forces.
- Childnet International
- Childnet International works to track and bring offenders to account either directly or in partnership with local and international forces.
- UK Council for Child Internet Safety