Child Dignity Alliance

Building a coalition to protect child dignity online

2018 - 2020

In 2017 the Centre for Child Protection of the Pontifical Gregorian University organised the World Congress on Child Dignity in the Digital World at the Vatican in partnership with Telefono Azurro and WePROTECT Global Alliance. The resulting Declaration of Rome issued a call to action to leaders across the private sector, civil society and academia and launched the Child Dignity Alliance – a coalition of the willing.

HDF funded the Child Dignity Alliance Secretariat and its work to form and coordinate six working groups with over forty senior members (from academia, public policy, the technology industry and broader private sector) to tackle myriad aspects of online child sexual exploitation and abuse.



Johns Hopkins experts to develop programmes that prevent child sexual abuse perpetration

The five-year program, led by the Moore Center, will identify, validate, and disseminate perpetration prevention programmes worldwide. The award is thought to be the single largest investment in child sexual abuse prevention.

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At the heart of the challenge to better understand the scale and hidden prevalence of child sexual abuse is the lack of robust data

CSACENTRE.ORG.UK | The UK Home Office recently published the Tackling CSA Strategy, the country’s first ever cross-government approach to tackling child sexual abuse. This renewed focus on all forms of child sexual abuse is an important step forward.

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ONE BILLION CHILDREN. That’s how many girls and boys suffer from violence every year

The launch of Together to #ENDviolence, a global campaign and Solutions Summit Series to catalyse the political and financial commitments to end violence against children, gathered 1,900 participants from 130 countries.

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