The States Parties to the present Convention, Considering that, in accordance with the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations, recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Bearing in mind […]
Is the threat to the child or parent immediate? If yes, refer below: If you are in a situation where a child is at immediate risk due to violence or abuse or they are caught in a domestic violence situation please contact your nearest police station or report to the Police Contact in this document.
Children in every country, every culture and at every social level face various forms of abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence. The abuse takes place at home, in school, in institutions, at work, in the community, in armed conflict and natural disasters. Much violence against children, such as corporal punishment and sexual abuse, remains legal and […]
Millions of children are living without the loving, nurturing care that allows them to be safe and grow up enjoying their childhood. Children living in institutional care fall into this category but so do other children who are neglected by, abandoned by or separated from their families as a result of chronic poverty, parental illness, […]
War and natural disaster result in millions of families and children witnessing or being victims of unthinkable atrocities. Save the Children is working to minimize the harm children experience during and after an emergency. It is working to ensure children are protected from participating in armed forces or groups, stay together with their families and […]