Just like the offline world, the online world is still, unfortunately, not safe for many women. For International Women's Day 2022, we look at what online harms are being faced and where support can be found
8th March 2022
SWGfL and The Marie Collins Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new support service that is there to support professionals working with children and young people around tackling harmful sexual behaviour incidents on and offline. Find out more in this article.
10th January 2022
The Revenge Porn Helpline, operated by SWGfL, is delighted to announce the launch of StopNCII.org. We have worked closely with Meta to develop a new platform to protect people threatened with the sharing of intimate images without consent. Find out more in this article.
2nd December 2021
Our helplines have launched a new resource focusing on ‘Good Online Sexual Health’ (or GOSH for short) for university students. Find out when this resource will be launched and what information will be available to help support students with their online sexual health.
24th August 2021
The Government has published a new strategy today to help protect women and girls against violence and harm offline and online. Find out what is included and hear from the Revenge Porn Helpline on what this means for protecting victims.
21st July 2021
Today (June 10th 2021), Ofsted published a review of sexual abuse in schools and colleges in light of the recent Everyone’s Invited campaign which encouraged children and young people to report their own experiences with sexual harassment. In response, the Government ordered an urgent review of sexual abuse in schools.
10th June 2021
One of the largest cases that the Revenge Porn Helpline has dealt with since the start of their operation has now hit headlines as a serial sex offender is facing years behind bars. Find out more in this latest blog.
8th June 2021
In the run up to Christmas, we will be running our very own online safety advent calendar on social media. Find out what's in store and get following on our platforms!
27th November 2020
So You Got Naked Online’ was first written in 2012 and has proved to be one of our most valuable and popular resources; translated into many languages it has inspired content globally. We have now updated the resource for 2020
4th February 2020
It might feel like your worst nightmare, but sexting happens and if it goes wrong, the young people in your life need you to have the knowledge and resources to support them. This article will give you both.
6th January 2020
November 25th marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls. This day is a cause that means a great deal to SWGfL, as much of our work operating three helplines comes back to gendered violence.
25th November 2019
In a word: hectic. The team behind the UK's only support service for adult victims of intimate image abuse weren't on the beach, they were busy dealing with their highest caseload to date. Read all about their non-stop summer here.
16th September 2019
Research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), as part of a collaboration between the University of Exeter, the Revenge Porn Helpline and Professionals Online Safety Helpline, has revealed a striking gender disparity in intimate image abuse crimes.
23rd August 2019
SWGfL - as part of its work in the UK Safer Internet Centre - with Plymouth University, The Office of the eSafety Commissioner and Netsafe have collaborated on research into young people’s experience of sexting.
13th December 2017
Teachers around the UK are invited to take part in a consultation to shape PSHE and RSE education in schools.
22nd November 2017
Take part in our survey to help us gain a better understanding of sexting among young people in the UK.
5th July 2017