Global Policy on Safeguarding Children and Young People

27 June 2019

Plan International’s Global Policy on Safeguarding Children and Young People

Our policy aims to ensure that:

  • All who work for and engage with us are skilled, confident, understand, and are well supported in meeting their responsibilities to safeguard children and young people from violence and  engage positively with them in ways that enhance the achievement of our purpose.
  • We have in place procedures to prevent and deal with the actions/behaviour of our staff, associates, visitors or us as an organisation that result in violence against a child or young person and/or places them at risk of the same.
  • Children and young people we work with are aware our responsibilities to prevent and respond to any harm against them arising from actions and behaviours of our staff, associates and visitors, and, the routes for reporting such incidents. 
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Protection from violence, Youth empowerment, Child protection in emergencies, Safeguarding