HAQ Centre for Child Rights

Improving access to justice for survivors of child sexual abuse

India
2015 - 2018

HAQ Centre for Child Rights was established in Delhi in 1999 with the vision to realise every right for every child. They strive to uphold and mainstream the rights of children through advocacy-based research, direct legal support and counselling and long-term rehabilitation. HAQ is renowned for its extensive research and policy work that has led to legal and institutional changes within the Indian justice system. HDF’s grant to HAQ is focused on improving access to criminal and restorative justice for child sexual abuse survivors in Delhi.


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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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