Every child has the right to be safe. Our child protection programs aim to keep children safe around the world, regardless of who they are or where they are from. We focus on children who are at heightened risk of abuse, neglect, exploitation, and violence and put in place mechanisms to prevent and respond to such protection risks. We work with the government, civil society, children, youth, families, communities, and societies to support children and promote social norms and attitude changes to create an enabling environment for children.
Our work aims to support states to establish the systems necessary to make child rights a reality and addresses the systemic, underlying, and/or structural aspects that enable or hinder children’s rights. Save the Children strongly believes that civic action is needed to make children’s rights a reality.