The following references are provided for informational purposes only. USAID does not otherwise approve of or endorse any specific external organization, policy, practice, or process provided as an example below. Many of these resources are from USAID’s or other donor’s partner policies and practices. We are grateful for their work in the child safeguarding area and note that some of these partner resources were reviewed for the Partner Toolkit. We are listing external resources that may be useful to those addressing child safeguarding challenges.
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Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) Child Protection Policy
Child Rights International Network: Using Images of Children in the Media.
Concord Europe. (2016, November 29). Code of Conduct on Images and Messages.
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (formerly Department for International Development (DFID)) UK: Child Safeguarding Due Diligence: for external partners.
Family for Every Child: Child Safeguarding Policy (PDF)
Keeping Children Safe: Child Safeguarding Standards (PDF)
Oxfam Australia: Child Safeguarding Toolkit (PDF)
Plan International: Global Policy on Safeguarding Children and Young People (PDF)
Together for Girls: Violence Against Children (VAC) survey data and country reports.
- YMCA Australia: Child Safeguarding Policy.
- Legislation Online: International norms and standards on human dimension issues.
- United Nations Library: Legal Research Guide: Law by country.
- The Economist Intelligence Unit: Out the Shadows - Shining light on the response to child sexual abuse and exploitation