ECPAT

Building a network to address the sexual exploitation of children

International
2016 - 2020

ECPAT is a global network of organisations in more than 90 countries that works to eliminate all forms of child sexual exploitation. Their activities range from supporting survivors to influencing Heads of States and partnering with multinational companies. ECPAT’s primary tools are advocacy and strategic research. The HDF-funded programme is working at global, regional and national levels to build and strengthen a network of organisations across Africa and South Asia to combat online and offline child sexual exploitation.


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TED talks about ending violence against children

The challenge to end violence against children took centre stage at TEDSummit 2019 in Edinburgh. Howard Taylor, Executive Director of End Violence Against Children, explored the truly devastating scale of violence against children and the truly unprecendented opportunity we all…

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Bridging the gap between theory and practice at the Internet Governance Forum

The need for the MNR blueprint, and a nuanced, global understanding of its application, has never been greater. Online child sexual exploitation is growing faster than the response of any individual country or organisation. We need solutions and strategies now,…

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Two years on: the fund to end violence against children

Since 2016 $68,000,000 has been raised and $37,600,000 invested in 49 organisations. The scale of support for these initiatives is impressive, but more resources and momentum from across the public and private sectors are required to respond to a pervasive…

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