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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What does ‘safer’ look like?

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Tech companies report 100% increase in online child abuse photos and videos in 12 months

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TED talks 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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