Brexit: Children at greater risk of online abuse unless UK matches EU funding, say experts

The Independent reports …

Millions of children could be at even greater risk of online exploitation and abuse unless the government steps in to replace “vital” funding after Brexit, police, charities and teaching unions are warning. The UK Safer Internet Centre – a partnership between Childnet, the Internet Watch Foundation, and SWGLF, who run the Revenge Porn Hotline – currently receive half their funding from the EU. 

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