ECPAT UK is a leading children's rights organisation working to protect children from child trafficking and transnational child exploitation. ECPAT UK supports children everywhere to uphold their rights and to live a life free from abuse and exploitation.
Policy, advocacy and campaigns
ECPAT UK lobby governments to:
improve legislation, policy and practice to protect children
prevent child trafficking
implement tougher action against those who abuse children.
ECPAT UK directly supporst children who have been trafficked and provide expertise in children's cases.
ECPAT UK delivers rights-based, practical training to professionals working with children.
ECPAT UK publishes cutting-edge research on child trafficking and exploitation, informed by the direct work with trafficked children and the professionals who support them.
ECPAT UK works in partnership with various organisations to build a common understanding and to enhance expertise on protecting children from commercial sexual exploitation of children in tourism.
Policy development and legal reform
ECPAT UK works with children's rights organisations, anti-trafficking NGOs, child protection agencies, communities and governments to identify strategies to combat child trafficking and the exploitation of children in tourism.