Tag: child protection

Successes and Next Steps for International Child Protection Month

What a month! As September draws to a close, we are excited to report that the first International Child Protection Month has provided over 300,000 parents, teachers, coaches, and other caring adults with simple and effective actions they can take as leaders in protecting and promoting the safety and well-being of young people. And now, where do we go from here? First, please take 2 minutes to help us reach our goal of having 50,000 adults let us know that they have made the Kidpower Put Safety First Commitment.


Different cultural norms and child safety

Kidpower Response to NPR blog post by Emily Lodish about “Global Parenting Habits That Haven’t Caught on Yet in the U.S.” answering the question, “If this is safe for kids in these other countries, why isn’t it acceptable here?”


Thank you to Dr. Harold Johnson for video series on Kidpower’s 7 Strategies for Keeping Kids Safe

A series of short video interviews describing each of Kidpower’s 7 strategies for keeping children safe and how to apply these concepts to your daily life.


Fortune and Fame – or Halls of Shame?

What does it take to protect child entertainers from abuse? Once again, we see news headlines leaving us with troubling questions about the way that the exploitation of young people has been accepted and overlooked in the film industry. This time, actor Michael Egan is accusing well-known entertainment executives Bryan Singer, Garth Ancier, Gary W. […]


7 Positive Actions to Honor Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month in the US and some other parts of the world. We cannot take away the tremendous harm done by abuse in the past. We can and must do our best to protect the kids of today and tomorrow – and to help everyone who has suffered abuse as a child to find healing and hope.
Here are seven ways to take positive action.


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