48-72 hoursis the average time it could take for a runaway child to be approached by a sex trafficker

7 yearsis the average life expectancy of a child after being coerced and exploited into sex work

1 in 3girls may be sexually abused before they turn 16 years old

We work for a world that no longer tolerates the sexual exploitation of children

ECPAT Child ALERT acts to uphold the fundamental rights for children in Aotearoa New Zealand to be free from all forms of commercial sexual exploitation. 


ECPAT Child ALERT’s earlier focus on public awareness-raising, law reform and advocacy has expanded to include online safety initiatives, specialist training, research and community education. 


What You Can Do

Provide support today to help change the lives of our vulnerable children. 

There are many ways you can make a difference in a child’s life including volunteering, advocating, and donating. We need your support.

Please DONATE today to help us end the sexual exploitaion of children in Aotearoa New Zealand.