Child Prostitution

The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

How You Can Help


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To fight the commercial sexual exploitation of children and to help reduce the prevalence of Child Prostitution, check out the following list of organizations that are working towards these goals and support their efforts either financially or through active participation.  Always research an organization and solicit advice from friends or colleagues before sending money.

Action to End Exploitation is a non-religious, non-partisan Canadian based organization working mainly in Vietnam & Cambodia in the field of human trafficking and sexual exploitation.  Its mission is to improve the lives of women and children who have been exploited, or who represent a high risk for exploitation by the commercial sex industry, focusing on empowering women, supporting development, and improving the lives of victims.

Barnardo's works with the most vulnerable children and young people in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, helping them transform their lives and fulfill their potential. It supports 100,000 children and their families through 361 services.

Casa Alianza, a part of the Covenant House organization, provides a range of diverse and integrated specialized services for street children, last year providing help and support to 12,735 children, which included 2,566 children in full time residential programs in Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico.

Child Center for Children at Risk in the Baltic Sea Region serves as a web based focal point for information between professionals and officials on research on children at risk in the Baltic Sea Region.

ChildRight Worldwide is an e-initiative of Nobel Laureates, dedicated to raise public awareness on issues concerning the plight and the future of the world's children, and to combat child abuse, child slavery and sexual exploitation of children.

ChildSafe Cambodia is a project of Friends-International, designed to eliminate the factors facilitating the spread of sexual abuse/pedophilia in the Cambodian tourism industry.

Children of the Night is a private, non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to assisting children between the ages of 11 and 17 who are forced to prostitute on the streets for food and a place to sleep.

ECPAT is a network of organizations and individuals working together to eliminate the commercial sexual exploitation of children.  It seeks to encourage the world community to ensure that children everywhere enjoy their fundamental rights free from all forms of commercial sexual exploitation.

Free A Child supports indigenous organizations in rescuing and protecting children from child prostitution and trafficking. Free A Child’s main objectives are to finance prevention and reintegration programs in partnership with reputable, indigenous organizations worldwide and to facilitate awareness-raising projects to bring this issue into the consciousness of the global community.

Global Fund for Children (GFC) is a grant-making organization designed specifically to target and strengthen small grassroots organizations that improve education for children who would otherwise be left behind..

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s® (NCMEC) mission is to help prevent child abduction and sexual exploitation; help find missing children; and assist victims of child abduction and sexual exploitation

National Christian Alliance on Prostitution (NCAP) is a collaborative network which exists to unite, equip and empower organizations seeking to offer freedom and change to those involved in prostitution.

People for Children is a Ricky Martin Foundation project created to educate and support the international framework for the elimination of children trafficking, and to influence policy makers in the war against the exploitation of minors

Plan is an international humanitarian organization helping children to realize their full potential.  Plan works with children, their families and communities in 45 developing countries to build a world where children are safe, healthy and capable of realizing their full potential.

Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating real and lasting change for children in need in the United States and around the world.

The Terre des Hommes International Federation is an international children rights organization with special field: activities to prevent children from commercial sexual exploitation, worldwide

UNICEF is the world's leading organization working specifically for children. UNICEF works with local communities and governments in 157 countries, areas and territories, to provide emergency relief and run long

Virlanie Foundation is working with street children and young prostitutes in Manila, Philippines, giving them a shelter, food, education and love.

World Childhood Foundation USA is dedicated to serving the most vulnerable children worldwide, especially those who are victims of sexual abuse and exploitation. Childhood supports 75 programs in 15 countries. Prevention, intervention and education are hallmarks of these programs.