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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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

Reporting from the KCS Africa 2020 conference in Nairobi

On the 8 and 9 of January 2020 more than 200 delegates from across the region joined us in Nairobi, Kenya, for our first conference in Africa.

Training UN Peacekeepers

Training UN Peacekeepers in child safeguarding is vital for Uruguayan Army’s UN Peacekeepers.

Keeping Children Safe has a new look!

We’re still the same KCS, but aiming for a bigger impact. Today, we’re announcing that, over the next few weeks, we’ll be rolling out a n