The hidden world of online child sexual abuse – and its hopeful demise with Regina Jensdottir

Every half a second, a child makes their first click online. Though the internet holds boundless opportunities for children, it also poses real, life-altering risks – including sexual exploitation and abuse. In this episode, we speak to someone on the frontlines of that challenge: Regina Jensdottir, the Head of the Children’s Rights Division at the Council of Europe. 

As an End Violence grantee and beyond, the Council of Europe has played an essential role in combatting online child sexual abuse. Jensdottir draws on that experience to explore the context of online sexual abuse, along with the solutions we need to end the problem for good.

Listen to this episode on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.


Is it actually possible to end violence against children? In a new series from the End Violence Partnership, we explore the answer to that question by talking to those on the frontlines – the experts, researchers and leaders that have dedicated their lives to keeping children safe.

INSPIRING Ways to End Violence Against Children will take you from Honduras, where two children are murdered every day, to South Africa, where in some districts, up to 99 per cent of children have experienced or witnessed abuse. By featuring the experts working on these challenges, this series will spread knowledge of what works to prevent violence – and ensure solving this problem remains a top priority for governments, communities and organisations across the world.

This podcast is part of the Together for #EndViolence global campaign and Solution Summit series.

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