Protect children from abuse

The intentional viewing or possession of sexually explicit imagery of minors is illegal.

Report abuse

If you encounter child sexual abuse images or material online, report it to NetSafe.

Your report will lead to the removal of child sexual abuse material from the web and could help rescue a child victim from further abuse.

Additional Resources

Notify the police if you think a child is at immediate risk

If you think a child may be at immediate risk of abuse call 111.

Helplines to support victims of child sexual abuse

If you or someone you know are a victim of child sexual abuse and need support, you can contact Safe to Talk free on 0800 044 334 or visit

Seek help if you are concerned about your own behaviour

Seeking sexually explicit images of children can have grave consequences. If you are concerned about your sexual behaviour or that of your child, teenager or an adult you know, you can arrange for a referral to Safe Network’s services.

How Google works with child protection organizations

Learn more about how Google works with child protection organizations to find, remove, and report illegal imagery to the relevant authorities to help stop children from being further harmed by their imagery being shared.