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UNICEF launches a global Child Safeguarding Toolkit for Business

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Report
28 June 2018

Full report: Child Safeguarding Toolkit for Business: A step-by-step guide to identifying and preventing risks to children who interact with your business

Author: UNICEF

This toolkit is relevant for all companies, of all sizes and at different levels of maturity in addressing sustainability and corporate responsibility challenges. It provides companies from all industries with guidance on how to identify and mitigate actual and potential safeguarding risks. It outlines procedures for setting up a child safeguarding policy, rolling out the implementation plan and addressing and reporting potential allegations of inappropriate behaviour towards children.

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Article
28 June 2018

Press Release: UNICEF launches a global Child Safeguarding Toolkit for Business

Author: UNICEF

UNICEF has launched a new tool designed to help companies understand their exposure to child-rights related risks and make informed investment decisions. The Child Safeguarding Toolkit for Business is a practical tool that allows companies to identify, assess and address risks to children they interact with; aiming at preventing any physical, sexual and emotional abuse and maltreatment by employees and other persons whom the company is responsible for. Most companies encounter children at some point during their business activities, for example through sales, business travel or events, or indirectly through online contact with children and their data – making the guidance relevant for all companies across industries...The toolkit guides companies through six steps in the process of developing a child safeguarding programme. It outlines procedures for setting up a child safeguarding policy, rolling out the implementation plan and addressing and reporting potential allegations of inappropriate behaviour towards children. It also provides guidance for employees on how to take relevant action when being faced with potential or actual safeguarding risks. Throughout the toolkit, scenarios from various business environments are used to demonstrate the work in practice.

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