Working Groups

 

prevention research

A research group that aims to identify, evaluate, improve and disseminate the best prevention policies and practices for child sexual exploitation (CSE) internationally.

 

Global Foundational Research on Harms to Children in the Digital World

A research group with a broader focus that aims to utilise Prof. Caffo’s wide academic network to survey current research being conducted on CSE, to identify gaps in the foundational understanding of where, why, how and when CSE occurs and to fill in these gaps in knowledge with the creation of new research.

 

Building Global Awareness

A communications working group that aims to raise global awareness of CSE and its impact through a focused and multifaceted PR campaign, created and run with the support of Harvard PR.

 

Building a Multi-Faith Coalition to Protect Children in the Digital World

This groups aims to call to action religious leaders from all faiths at all levels, to raise their awareness of the prevalence and severity of CSE internationally, so they can use their influence within their communities to safeguard children from abuse and exploitation. The Ministry of Interior at the UAE is hosting an Interfaith Dialogue Forum on Nov 19th/20th to convene major religious leaders to jointly commit to prioritising the fight against CSE.


Protecting Children from Internet Pornography

A “lobbyist” group that aims to use of the momentum of the enactment UK Age Verification Law to educate pornography companies how to best comply with the upcoming regulations they will face, and work with them to keep children off of their sites.

 
 Scott Cooper

Scott Cooper

 Dr. Darryl Mead

Dr. Darryl Mead

 Mary Sharpe

Mary Sharpe

 

Technology and Its Impact Upon Children

A combined research and “lobbyist” group with the broad aims of identifying the abuses that are harming children on internet platforms and products of tech companies, using technological innovation to offset these abuses, and persuading tech companies to invest in these solutions, whilst promoting a ‘safety by design’ approach for startups and new products of established tech companies.

 
 Baroness Joanna Shields

Baroness Joanna Shields

 Jacqueline Beauchere

Jacqueline Beauchere

 John Carr

John Carr

 John Stix

John Stix

 Baroness Beeban Kidron

Baroness Beeban Kidron

 Peter Mackay

Peter Mackay

 Christian Berg

Christian Berg

 

Mobilizing Resources to Protect Children in the Digital World

This group is charged with using the expertise and networks of its members to locate, access and distribute funding for the work of the working groups of the Child Dignity Alliance.

 
  Working Group Chair: Mary Healy

Working Group Chair: Mary Healy