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

Setting child safeguarding standards with DFID

Keeping Children Safe (KCS) is proud to announce that is currently working with the

Welcome to our newest team member

Juan Diego Oquendo joins the team as our new Child Safeguarding Adviser

Announcing KCS Members Conference 2019

We are pleased to announce the Keeping Children Safe Annual Members Conference 2019 is to be held on the 9th May 2019 in London, UK.