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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Bridging the gap between theory and practice – Internet Governance Forum, Paris 2018

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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A shared language to tackle child sexual abuse

The guidelines offer guidance on how to navigate the complex lexicon of terms commonly used in the discussion and description of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of children. They aim to build consensus on key concepts in order to strengthen…

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