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Police and child protection agency say parents need to know about sexually explicit AI deepfakes

As reports of incidents involving sexually explicit AI-generated images and videos are rising in schools across Canada, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (C3P) and the OPP-led Provincial Strategy to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation on the Internet (Provincial ICE [Internet Child Exploitation] Strategy) are arming parents and teachers with critical information.

Phoenix 11 Statement: Meta’s Response Following the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing Unacceptable for Survivors

n January 2024, ahead of the United States Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Online Child Sexual Exploitation, the Phoenix 11 submitted a statement with six questions for Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and Chairman of Meta, to consider in light of his December 2023 decision to deploy default end-to-end encryption (E2EE) across Meta’s messenger platforms.

Report on personal impacts of public advocacy by survivors of CSAM released by C3P

Findings from a new report commissioned by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (C3P) released today explore the experiences of survivors of child sexual abuse material (CSAM) who have come together to publicly advocate for social and policy change to protect children and other survivors.


As we write to you today, the Phoenix 11 note the somber anniversaries that bring this statement before you. Six years ago, 11 women were brought together by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children with one thing in common: we survived child sexual abuse that was documented through photographs and videos which were – and continue to be - distributed in real time on the internet.

New Online Harms Bill is Critical to the Online Protection of Children

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection (C3P) expresses its support for the newly introduced Online Harms Bill, a pivotal first step toward safeguarding Canadian children in digital environments they use every day.

Zoe & Molly resources upgraded as offender tactics evolve

Canadian Centre for Child Protection offering free Zoe & Molly resources for a limited time to support Safer Internet Day

Tracking social media’s failure to keep kids safe: Canadian Centre for Child Protection launches public archive documenting online harm

A new archive of media and public reports highlighting the failure of the technology industry to protect citizens from online harm is now available, as part of a public awareness initiative by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection.

Campaign delivers sextortion information to youth and caregivers

With support from the Government of Canada, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (C3P) is launching a new campaign about how to respond to sextortion attempts, a crime that is reported to 10 times per day.

Survivor group asks Senate Judiciary Committee to question Mark Zuckerberg on end-to-end encryption implementation

The Phoenix 11, a powerful group of survivors, are asking members of the Senate Committee to question Mark Zuckerberg on the record about the harm that children will endure because of Meta’s December 6, 2023 decision to fully implement end-to-end encryption on Messenger and Instagram.

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