Findings from the project will be used to:
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Funding of the project
The European Online Grooming Project is co-funded by the European Union, through the Safer Internet plus programme.
Phase 1: Literature review, review of police
case files and interviews with key stakeholders.
Phase 2: In-depth interviews with 33 male convicted offenders convicted in the UK, Belgium and Norway. Online groomers' chat-logs were sourced from Italy.
Phase 3: 12 focus groups with young people in the UK, Belgium and Italy. Seven dissemination events with teachers, parents and professionals in Belgium, Italy, Norway and the UK.
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