Our grantees

UNICEF Dominican Republic & Plan International Dominican Republic

Protecting Every Child Against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

Countries involved:
October 2017 – October 2019

In the Dominican Republic, UNICEF Dominican Republic and Plan International Dominican Republic have teamed up to establish and implement the country’s national response board, which is charged with coordinating initaitives that prevent and respond to online sexual exploitation and abuse. Current priorities involve assessing children’s perception of possibilities and risks associated with the use of the Internet; building the capacity of the local child protection board members to raise awareness, identify and respond to cases at the local level; strengthening the capacity of the Attorney General’s Office to prosecute crimes and provide victim assistance; and to strengthen the existing helpline for cases of online violence. The project is also collaborating with Internet service providers to identify and remove online sexual exploitation content while also raising awareness on the subject.

Grant timeline:
February 2018 – June 2020

Grantee website:
www.unicef.org/republicadominicana

Funding amount:
$999,312

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INTERPOL (Disrupting Harm) 1

Our grantees INTERPOL (Disrupting Harm) Evidence From 14 Countries on the Context, Threats, and Children’s Perspectives of Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse. Countries involved:France

Childline Zimbabwe

Our grantees Childline Zimbabwe Screen Online Project Countries involved:Zimbabwe Childline Zimbabwe will work on the Screen Online Project which is designed to influence children, families and communities

UNICEF Viet Nam

Our grantees UNICEF Viet Nam Safer Internet – Safer Childhood Countries involved:Viet Nam UNICEF Vietnam will work on the Safer Internet – Safer Childhood  project will

Plan International Vietnam

Our grantees Plan International Vietnam Countries involved:Viet Nam Plan International’s project will address gaps in the child protection system to respond to online child sexual exploitation

World Vision International

Our grantees World Vision International Tackling Online Child Sexual Exploitation in Vietnam Countries involved:Viet Nam In Vietnam, World Vision Vietnam is bringing online violence prevention to schools, communities,

ChildFund Australia

Our grantees ChildFund Australia Swipe Safe: Helping Young People Make the Most of the Online World Countries involved:Viet Nam Since July 2017, the Fund has

Internet Watch Foundation 2

Our grantees Internet Watch Foundation Rethink ChatBot Countries involved:United Kingdom INTERPOL will bring the most advanced technology to investigators of online CSEA through its new DevOps

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Our purpose in detail

We are here to ensure every child and young person grows in to the digital world feeling safe, and is protected from harm.

We support, champion, and invest in innovative partners from the public, private, and third sectors working towards the same objective.

We believe in equipping guardians and young people with the skills to understand and see danger themselves once accessing digital experiences without supervision.

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