India to get its first hotline to report child pornography next week

India will finally get an online tool next week where people can report incidents of child porn. It will be the first hotline in the country aimed at safeguarding children from sexual abuse.

The hotline, which goes live Sept. 19, will be hosted on Aarambh India website. Users will be able to report objectionable images and videos they find by filling a form on The hotline will be available in Hindi and English, but eventually it will support 22 additional languages.

Aarambh India’s hotline is the result of a collaboration between India’s Aarambh Initiative, a group of organizations that work on child protection in the country, and UK-based Internet Watch Foundation, an industry watchdog. Law enforcement agencies, government bodies and internet companies are also contributing to the hotline. …

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Via: Mashable: Tech

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