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Ending Child Sexual Exploitation

We are very proud of the work we have done, and continue to do, to stop child sexual exploitation. Read all about our work in our Annual Report!

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A global network with one goal

ECPAT is a worldwide network of organizations working to end the sexual exploitation of children. We work at all levels, supporting shelters for survivors, training and supporting law enforcement, influencing governments and conducting a wide range of research.

At the heart of all our work is every child’s right to live free from sexual exploitation and abuse.

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Three decades of pushing governments to keep their promises

This year is the 30th Anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. On November 20th 1989, governments and leaders of the world made the promise to protect every child and fulfil their rights by adopting the convention. Today, it is the most ratified treaty devoted to human rights. For almost 30 years, ECPAT has been pushing governments to keep the promise they made to protect every child from sexual exploitation. A lot has been achieved, but there is still a long way to go.

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The Bill of Rights for Child Victims of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

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113Member Organisations

98Countries

ECPAT has members worldwide, some are large national coalitions, others are small grassroots organisations. Together we work at all levels to end the sexual abuse and exploitation of children.

Want to become a member? Email info@ecpat.org.

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You are never alone.

ECPAT arranged the first ever event where victims of child sexual exploitation could meet. In November 2016, we gathered 300 adult survivors from countries all over the world, to discuss the issue and share experiences.…

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Ally: I am a survivor because I am still here.

At the age of 16, Ally was sexually exploited by a man she met online. He threatened to share pictures of her if she went to the police, so¬†she remained silent. This is her story.…

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Are boys being sexually exploited?

We often hear about how girls are being sexually exploited, but when it comes to boys - silence.

This is why ECPAT International is initiating a global study on the sexual exploitation of boys. We need to know more, and we need to open up and make sure boys can come to us for help.

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When on holiday, look out for:

Children are being sexually exploited by tourists and travellers every day. Learn how you might save a child's life next time you're on holiday.

Do you know what to look out for? Or what to do if you see something that doesn't feel right? Press play and we will tell you everything.

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