Together, protecting children

ChildSafe is a global movement protecting children and youth around the world.

In our rapidly changing world, communities and individuals often do not know how to react to different situations of child abuse. ChildSafe exists to help everyone protect children. We give everyone a way to be involved. We develop tips and campaigns, we train people, we certify businesses.

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Do you worry about children? It is possible to create a safe environment for children. Travelers, citizens and companies can get involved. Watch this video to find out how YOU can protect children.

Don't Create More Orphans.

Did you know that too often donations don’t help orphans, but they create them? Watch this striking video to understand the issues around the orphanage industry. And visit the Don’t Create More Orphans campaign site to learn more.

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Behind the scenes

The ChildSafe Movement is a global child protection system, established and powered by Friends-International since 2005, empowering people to protect children from all forms of abuse.  Watch this video to know exactly how we do that.

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THINK – Support Families, Not Orphanages

When we launched our ‘Children Are Not Tourist Attractions’ campaign with the support of UNICEF back in 2011 we hoped it would raise awareness and prompt behavior change in the public in relation to a growing concern in Cambodia, orphanage tourism. The campaign did... read more