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Every day, in every country, children are abused, beaten, raped and more. Too often, the abuser is someone in an organisation that’s meant to help and protect children. An adult the child trusts.

Keeping Children Safe sets tough International Child Safeguarding Standards 
to ensure all organisations protect children from exploitation and abuse.

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Along with tools and guidance to implement them from our free resource library
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Find out if your organisation could be putting children at risk

Child abuse around the world

  • A child dies every 5 minutes as a result of violence and abuse
  • Almost 200 million children have been victims of sexual abuse
  • Disabled children are between three or four times more likely to be subjected to violence and neglect
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  • An estimated 246 million children are harassed and abused on the way to, or at, school

News and Stories

New Job: Fundraising and Communications Specialist

Keeping Children Safe is looking to recruit an ambitious and inspirational Fundraising and Communications Specialist to drive our income generation

LGBTI

New research on safeguarding LGBTI* children from abuse

More than half of organisations surveyed worldwide do not have adequate measures to protect LGBTI* children from abuse.

Welcome Opportunity International

We are pleased to welcome our new member Opportunity International to the network.