Children can’t wait.

HDF works to protect and promote children’s rights.

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Human Dignity Foundation was established in 2004 to enable children to live with dignity. Protecting and promoting children’s rights is the first step in enabling them to live safe, fulfilling and dignified lives. We partner with like-minded organisations to tackle some of the gravest threats to their rights – specifically child sexual exploitation and abuse.

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Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

Child sexual abuse is pervasive and common to all societies. 18% of girls and 8% of boys experience sexual violence in childhood . Technology-enabled abuse now threatens to overwhelm efforts to protect children.

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Female Genital Mutilation

Practices harmful to children are a fundamental contravention of their rights and solutions need to be informed by local knowledge, locally-led and founded in children’s rights above all else.

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#BeBrave

BRAVEMOVEMENT.ORG | Sign the G7 petition now. Please join us as survivors and our allies to demand prevention to protect current and future generations; healing for survivors and their families; justice for survivors, and holding perpetrators and the complicit to account.

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Putting a stop to child sexual abuse before it occurs

ALLIANCEMAGAZINE.ORG | The Covid-19 pandemic has put many children at risk of sexual abuse. School closures and lockdown measures confined some with their abusers and left others open to online exploitation due to more time spent on the internet.

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We work with expert organisations around the world.

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