After a 19 percent jump in content since 2016, Europe has now the global leader with the most number of websites hosting child pornography, a new report by the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) reveals. The IWF is a non-profit, responsible for finding and removing graphic sexual content from the internet, notes Eleanor Ross.

“Until recently, most child sexual abuse images were found in the United States (57 percent), but this has now shifted to Europe, which hosts 60 percent of all material,” reports Ross.

“More than half of all images of children reviewed by the IWF report were under 10 years old,” notes Ross, and almost “one third of images depicted child rape or sexual torture.”

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