ECPAT

Building a network to address the sexual exploitation of children

International
2016 - 2019

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 worked 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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Six policies to end violence against children

END-VIOLENCE.ORG | If adopted and implemented, these game-changing proposals will strengthen the policy and legislative environment, bolster institutional frameworks and systems, and provide the funding and other resources needed to translate what we know works into sustainable change.

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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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