HEROES are not born, they are made.

1 min readJun 22, 2023

The number of children falling victim to human trafficking, child sexual abuse, and exploitation around the world continues to grow.

The HEROES project is exploring how to use the latest technological advances and new strategies to prevent and combat CSA/CSE and human trafficking, investigate crimes, and better protect victims.

With 24 partners located in 17 countries, the HEROES consortium combines the expertise of psychologists, sociologists, lawyers, social workers, health workers, computer developers, and experts in computer security and forensics, from all over the world with one goal: to fight against crimes and help victims of human trafficking and child sexual abuse.

Read the newest update on the HEROES Project and its powerful impact>>

Join us in building a safer world for children. Together, we can be the voice that echoes through the darkness, bringing hope and protection to missing and exploited children everywhere.

Thank you for your unwavering commitment to protecting kids.

Disclaimer: This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement №101021801. The opinions expressed and arguments employed herein do not necessarily reflect the official views of the funding body.




The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children defends children from sexual exploitation, abuse, or the risk of going missing. icmec.org