Entries by ECPAT Belgique

What are the quality standards for child sexual abuse reporting websites?

The ECPAT network has published a new study outlining quality standards for reporting lines for child sexual exploitation in travel and tourism. Since 2014, the platform www.dontlookaway.report has been increasingly successful. It now includes reporting lines from more than 20 countries around the world. In order for these websites to function and follow up complaints […]

10 Years Don´t Look Away Campaign against Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism

On March 2nd, representatives from governments, police, the travel and tourism industry as well as the civil society from 7 European countries came together to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Don’t Look Away Campaign during an international Expert Meeting of the EU-Project “Alert Actors Report” that took place in Berlin (Germany) to end sexual […]

Holiday Fairs in Antwerp, Brussels and Liège

12 days of exhibition, 3 cities, 1250 people sensitized … and a team of 14 fantastic volunteers. This is the result of ECPAT Belgium’s presence at the tourism fairs in Antwerp (23-26 January), Brussels (6-9 February) and Liège (13-16 February). At these events, ECPAT Belgium had a stand to inform travellers about the possibility to […]

Launch of the CAPISCE research

How are child victims of trafficking protected in legal proceedings? In the framework of the CAPISCE project, a study will be published on the subject in Belgium, France, Italy and the Netherlands. The results of the national research will be compared and synthesized in a European research to be published at the end of 2020.

National CAPISCE workshop

In the framework of the CAPISCE project, ECPAT Belgium will develop modules to train interpreters on child trafficking. Interpreters have an extremely important role to play in enforcing children’s right to understand and being understood. This is why they must be informed on the specific features related to the interpretation of the testimonies of children […]

ECPAT is looking for actors!

Are you an actor? Professional or amateur? We need your help!  We are prioritizing our search for  👤 non-white people, volunteers, 🎥 who can tell a story on camera, 📖 based on real-life situations, where travelers have been faced with potential cases of child sexual abuse abroad and didn’t know how to react. 🗣 The scripts are already written and will not […]

New study: Reluctance to report sexual exploitation of children

How many people would be willing to report cases of sexual exploitation while travelling abroad? To answer this question, we asked 1081 participants from Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and the Netherlands.  The interesting conclusions of the survey have been published in a new study, that allowed us to better understand the obstacles to report suspicious situations […]