Agenda 2030

It’s up to all of us

UN Sustainable Development Goals 5.2 & 16.2 in Agenda 2030 specifically target child sexual exploitation. Think of this initiative as an opportunity for all of us – from governments and civil society to the private sector – to take action and make a real difference

“Protection of children is something that should resonate with everyone, everywhere – and companies have an important role to play. We encourage companies to demonstrate their commitment and take action to prevent child sexual abuse and exploitation.”

Elaine Weidman-Grunewald, Senior Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer, and Head of Sustainability and Public Affairs, Ericsson

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with Netclean

For businesses and organisations, it’s not just about adding new codes of conduct, but being able to live up to and enforce these codes. Implementing a NetClean solution is a concrete action your organisation can take to effectively stop the spread of child sexual abuse material. It allows you to meet your ethical and sustainability goals, while providing proof of operational excellence.

So take the next step with NetClean. 

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Development goals

UN Sustainable Development Goal 5.2

Gender inequality persists worldwide, depriving women and girls of their basic rights and opportunities. Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls will require more vigorous efforts, including legal frameworks, to counter deeply rooted gender-based discrimination that often results from patriarchal attitudes and related social norms.

Child marriage is declining, but not fast enough. Around 2000, nearly 1 in 3 women between 20 and 24 years of age reported that they were married before 18 years of age. Around 2015, the ratio was just over 1 in 4. The decline is driven by an even steeper reduction in the marriage rate among girls under 15 years of age during that period.

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UN Sustainable Development Goal 16.2

Violent conflicts have increased in recent years, while homicides have declined slowly and more citizens around the world have better access to justice. A few high-intensity armed conflicts are causing large numbers of civilian casualties. Progress promoting peace and justice, together with effective, accountable and inclusive institutions, remains uneven across and within regions.

Various forms of violence against children persist, including discipline that relies on physical punishment and psychological aggression. In 76 countries (most are developing countries) with available data from 2005 to 2016, about 8 in 10 children from 1 to 14 years of age were subjected to some form of psychological aggression and/or physical punishment on a regular basis.

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