Child Safe Tourism

Don’t engage in any sexual activity with any person under the age of 18 years

Why is it important?

Sexual activity with children is against the law. According to international conventions, a child is anyone under the age of 18 years. Sexual abuse has serious, long-term impacts on children. You also could face serious consequences, both in the country you are visiting and back home.

What can I do if I see something suspicious?

If you see anything during your travels that makes you uncomfortable, upset, disgusted or scared, do something about it. Report any suspicious behavior immediately to local authorities or the international agencies listed below.

Who can I contact or support?

Cambodia
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    National Police Hotline Cambodia

    Call 1288 or 023 997 919.

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    ChildSafe Hotline in Cambodia

    The ChildSafe Network is a Friends International initiative to establish local networks of responsible citizens that protect children living and working on the streets. If you see a child at risk, call the relevant ChildSafe hotline. 012 311 112 (Phnom Penh), 017 358 758 (Siem Reap), 012 478 100 (Sihanoukville).

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    Cambodia Child Helpline

    Cambodia Child Helpline provides a toll-free, national, professional phone-counselling and information service, as well as referrals and follow ups for children and concerned citizens. Call 1280 or SMS 017 985 810.

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Lao PDR
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    National Police Hotline Lao PDR

    Call 1191.

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    ChildSafe Network in Lao PDR

    The ChildSafe Network is a Friends International initiative to establish local networks of responsible citizens that protect children living and working on the streets.

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Thailand
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    Prachabodi Centre, Ministry of Social Development and Human Security Hotline

    The hotline receives reports on cases of violence and abuse. They then coordinate with relevant organisations or agencies, who assist victims and witnesses with appropriate services and assistance. Call 1300.

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    ChildSafe Hotline in Thailand

    The ChildSafe Network is a Friends International initiative to establish local networks of responsible citizens that protect children living and working on the streets. If you see a child at risk, call the Bangkok ChildSafe hotline on 0869 718 861 or 1800 777 211.

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Vietnam
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    Vietnam Child Helpline

    Vietnam Child Helpline provides a toll-free, national, professional phone counseling and information service, as well as referrals and follow ups for children and concerned citizens. Call 1800 1567.

Global
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    Virtual Global Taskforce

    The Virtual Global Taskforce is an international alliance of law enforcement agencies, and other partners, working to combat online child sexual abuse.

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    INTERPOL

    INTERPOL is the world’s largest international police organisation and works to support police as well as facilitate international police cooperation.

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