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The story of Innocence en danger

Innocence en Danger (IED) is an Association Loi 1901 in non-profit, internationally oriented, declared to the prefecture of Paris.

Innocence in danger and was established to implement the Action Plan, drafted after the meeting of experts on 18 and 19 January 1999 at UNESCO on the theme “Child exploitation, pornography involving children and pedophilia on the Internet: a global challenge “meeting, following the dismantling of international networks paedo-criminals connected through the Internet.

The network “Wonderland” particularly comprised 180 members spanning 46 countries, and demanded as entry ticket production of 10,000 child pornographic images unpublished. On September 2, 1998, the operation called “cathedral” captures simultaneously in 12 of 46 countries, 750,000 character images to child pornography and 1,800 digital videos. The survey counted 1,236 victims and resulted in 107 arrests simultaneously in Germany, Australia, Austria, Belgium, USA, Finland, France, Great Britain, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Sweden.

After the publication of the Action Plan, Federico Mayor, then Director General of UNESCO appointed Ms. Sellier Humayra President of the “global movement to protect the citizens of Innocence in danger” April 15, 1999.

Innocence in danger is present in 5 countries (France, USA, Germany, Colombia, Switzerland) and partner associations throughout the world, sharing the same objectives. FDI brings together activists, Internet specialists, jurists, policy makers from politics, economics, media in order to raise global awareness on the growing problem posed by the pedo-criminality.

Innocence in danger is a strong action, advocacy, proposals, education and information from relevant governmental and non-European and international bodies, companies and people (schools, local communities)