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Aug 1, 2020

In this Safeguarding podcast we discuss the organised sexual abuse of children. Beyond the lurid headlines, how common is organised sexual abuse? What are the contexts in which organized abuse takes place? What indeed are the impacts on the victim? What part does the internet and social media play in its enactment?...


Jul 18, 2020

In this safeguarding podcast we discuss with Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Violence Against Children, Najat Maalla M’jid, the UN CRC, what it is and the 4 under-pinning General Principles, the Optional Protocols, the Sustainable Development Goals especially SDG16, and the impact of COVID on...


Jul 4, 2020

In this safeguarding podcast we discuss the fledgling Online SafetyTech Industry Association, OSTIA, with its Chair Ian Stevenson. Can a UK tech collective effectively tackle the Online Harms that US social media companies can't, or won't? Has "the internet" reached a Strategic Inflection Point and what would that mean?...


Jun 21, 2020

In this safeguarding podcast we talk to Rabbi Diana Gerson about the Jewish faith and its role in safeguarding children online, as well as Rabbi Gerson’s interfaith approach to the issue. Shomrim, mesirah, halakha, Yiddishkeit and how being more like Moses are all explored in relation to safeguarding children in the...


Jun 6, 2020

In this safeguarding podcast we talk with Eleanor Kelly Gaetan, Director of Government Relations for the National Centre on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) about the American legal system and US Federal legislation which is passed will have global ramifications. Although the EARN IT Act has bi-partisan support, "big tech...