ECPAT UK has significant influence on policy at the international, national and local level; drawing on our cutting-edge research, training programme, youth participation model and international case monitoring to form policy, legislation and practice recommendations that promote the rights and best interests of children and young people affected by exploitation.
ECPAT UK represents the rights of children affected by trafficking in a wide range of forums at the international, national and local level. We use evidence from our youth work, training and research to secure positive change in policy, legislation and practice to protect and promote the rights of all children who may have been trafficked.
ECPAT UK advocates for the rights of children overseas to be protected from sexual exploitation by UK citizens or residents. We draw on evidence from our research, case monitoring and findings from the ECPAT International network to campaign at the national and international level for policy, legislation and practice that enhances child protection measures and legislative frameworks.