Child protection – best practices

The International Center for Missing & Exploited Children has produced a comprehensive document entitled Child Protection Model Law.  The document has been produced following extensive work with international child protection expert and incorporates the law and best practice of 68 countries.  It highlights the best practices, from around the world, in the protection of children from neglect, abuse, maltreatment, and exploitation.

The Model Law highlights issues of child protection that need to be regulated and shows where there are gaps in current legislation. The Model Law is intended  to guide countries that are producing or amending their child protection laws.