INHOPE is an active and collaborative network of 51 hotlines in 45 countries worldwide, dealing with illegal content online and committed to stamping out child sexual abuse (CSAM) from the Internet.
The mission of INHOPE is to support and enhance the work of hotlines to strengthen the International efforts to combat child sexual abuse using a multi stakeholder approach. The achievement of this mission is underpinned by the following five key objectives of the network.
- To establish policies and best practice standards for hotlines and encourage exchange of expertise among members through fostering good working relationships and trust.
- To ensure rapid and effective response to illegal content reports around the world by developing consistent, effective and secure mechanisms for exchanging reports between Hotlines internationally and ensuring a coordinated approach is taken.
- To expand the network of INHOPE Hotlines around the world by identifying and supporting new Hotlines to become members by providing consultation and training to meet best practice standards.
- To promote a better understanding of the work of hotlines to policymakers at an international level, including government, law enforcement and other related bodies, with the aim of achieving better co-operation internationally.
- To raise awareness of INHOPE and member hotlines with key stakeholders as well as the general public as a "one stop shop" for global reports of illegal content from around the world especially Child Sexual Abuse Material.
Australia Austria Belgium Bosnia & Herzegovina Brazil Bulgaria Canada Croatia Columbia Cyprus Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany - eco - Verband der Internetwirtschaft e.V. Germany - FSM Germany - Jungeschutz.net Greece Hungary - Biztonsagosinternet Hotline Hungary - Internet Hotline Iceland Ireland Italy - Telfono Azzurro Italy - Save the Children Japan Korea Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Netherlands New Zealand Poland Portugal Romania Russia - Safer Internet Center Russia - Friendly RUNET Foundation Serbia Slovakia Slovenia South Africa Spain Sweden Taiwan Turkey United Kingdom United States of America