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ECPAT International contributes critical knowledge and evidence to inform advocacy and action against the sexual exploitation of children. Explore our research below.

Interview: Child Rights organisations support the EU Proposal to Prevent and Combat Online Child Sexual Abuse

ECPAT International’s opinion on the topic of child sexual abuse online and the European Commission’s proposal to Combat and Prevent Child Sexual Abuse online. Interview broadcasted in the German MDR/AR media journal.

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in September 2022

Available in: German

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Executive Summary – VOICE Speaking Up For Change: Children’s and Caregivers’ Voices for Safer Online Experiences

Ensuring children’s safety online is crucial in the digital age, demanding a thorough understanding of children’s perspectives and needs. The executive summary of the VOICE project, a collaboration between ECPAT International, Eurochild, and Terre des Hommes Netherlands under the Down to Zero Alliance, provides quick access to the research findings from the VOICE Report “Speaking Up For Change: Children’s and Caregivers’ Voices for Safer Online Experiences.” It calls for immediate action and advocacy to implement robust safety measures and actively involve children in shaping online safety policies.

by ECPAT International, Eurochild, Terre Des Hommes Netherlands in 2024

Available in: Bengali, Croatian, Dutch, English, Estonian, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai

Collective Action to End Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Regional Workshop: Bangkok Outcome Report

From March 4-7, 2024, a transformative workshop in Bangkok, Thailand, convened 113 participants from 34 countries spanning East and Southeast Asia, South Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and the Pacific. The Collective Action: End Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse workshop served as a pivotal gathering that transcended geographical boundaries to address the global crisis of sexual exploitation of children, including in the digital world. Bringing together a diverse array of stakeholders, including ECPAT members, Safe Online grantees, nongovernmental organisations and civil society organisations, as well as experts, advocates, practitioners, international organisations, and philanthropic entities from around the world, the workshop marked a significant milestone in the ongoing movement to address the sexual exploitation of children.

This report, synthesising the workshop’s outcomes, serves as a blueprint for ongoing efforts against the sexual exploitation of children. It calls for continued innovation, collaboration, and a unified vision to protect every child from sexual exploitation.

by ECPAT International in 2024

Available in: English

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National Workshop Tunisia: Uniting to end violence against children in Tunisia

On April 25th and 26th, 2024, ECPAT organised a two-day workshop in Tunis, Tunisia. The workshop brought together 17 participants from diverse grassroots organisations across 14 governorates in Tunisia. Participants came from various backgrounds and thematic areas, all sharing a common interest in combating child sexual exploitation of children. Delegates represented organisations of assorted sizes and focuses, including those working with schools, recreational centres, camps, shelters, case management, and psychological support.

The workshop aimed to enhance strategies against violence towards children, particularly online sexual exploitation and served as a platform for these civil society organisations to discuss trends, achievements, challenges, and perspectives in combating child exploitation.

Read this report for a summary of the workshop’s key takeaways.

by ECPAT International in 2024

Available in: English

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National Workshop Jordan: Uniting to end violence against children in Jordan

On April 22nd and 23rd, 2024, ECPAT organised a two-day workshop in Amman, Jordan. This event brought together 23 participants from 20 diverse local organisations from across Jordan, covering various thematic areas intersecting with child protection from sexual exploitation, including sports, travel and tourism, private sector development, human rights, community development, education, and women’s rights.

The workshop aimed to enhance strategies against violence towards children, particularly in online sexual exploitation and served as a platform for these CSOs to discuss trends, achievements, challenges, and ambitions in combating child exploitation.

Read this report for a summary of the workshop’s key takeaways.

by ECPAT International in 2024

Available in: English

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