May 2018 – Apr 2021

Comprehensive Defence-Deterrence System to tackle Sexual Exploitation of Children



India – South Asia

To pilot a successful model to tackle sexual exploitation of children in three states in India.

$900,000 Grant Value


This pilot will focus on sexual exploitation of children in the states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. In addition to supporting enforcement agencies on the ground, the broader endeavour is also to strengthen the child protection ecosystem at village level. The emphasis will be on enabling a comprehensive deterrence mechanism for perpetrators, survivor empowerment and community engagement for improved awareness. 


  • A considerable reduction in sexual exploitation of children as a result of increased reporting and registration of cases. 
  • Sustained support by communities and survivors for government’s efforts to tackle sexual exploitation of children.