Our decision to help raise funds for ECPAT UK was an obvious one.
ECPAT UK is a leading children’s rights organisation campaigning to protect children from child trafficking and transnational child sexual abuse. It supports children everywhere to uphold their rights and to live a life free from abuse and exploitation. ECPAT UK aims to bring about positive change for children by:
Campaigning and lobbying governments to improve legislation, policy and practice to protect children, to prevent child trafficking and to implement tougher action against those who abuse children.
Directly supporting children who have been trafficked and providing expertise in children’s cases
Developing and delivering rights-based practical training to professionals working with children
Raising awareness in the UK about child trafficking and transnational child sexual abuse
Publishing cutting-edge research on child trafficking and exploitation
Established in 1994, ECPAT UK is the national member of ECPAT International, a global network of children’s rights organisations working in 77 countries to end the exploitation of children. It is ‘among the best informed worldwide on sexual exploitation’ (The Guardian), and, in its twenty-two years, it has made considerable progress in defending children’s rights and in giving children around the world a safer and happier life.
The money that we raise through the sale of our special edition accessories will go directly to ECPAT UK to further its invaluable work.