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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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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