ECPAT Child ALERT provides public and private training to governmental and non-governmental organisations, frontline professionals, and the general public on issues relating to the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC), many of which are covered by local council community funding.

ECPAT Child ALERT provides training to governmental and non-governmental organisations, frontline professionals, and the general public on issues relating to the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) such as online sexual abuse material, underage sex work, survival sex, and international and domestic sex trafficking.

As the global community continues to navigate new ways of working and communicating in response to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, ECPAT Child ALERT has been working to develop a series of new online training modules that will provide a series of workshops on topics relating to the commercial sexual exploitation of children. This allows is to provide nationwide education and training regardless of any lockdowns.

Building off of our previous 101 workshops, we will be providing a focused online workshop series covering various topics including: an Introduction to CSEC, What is Human Trafficking?, CSEC in the NZ Context, Exploitation in NZ in Comparison to Other National Contexts, International Trafficking versus Domestic Trafficking, Survival Sex, Online Sexual Abuse Imagery, Forced Marriage, CSEC and COVID-19, Looking at Risk Factors, Traffickers and Recruitment, Sex Work versus Sexual Exploitation, the NZ Policy Context and Sexual Exploitation, CSEC and the Criminal Justice System, Responding to CSEC, and the Effects of CSEC. 

If there are topics that are of interest to you, your organisation or network that would like to see as a part of this series, please contact us. Please also let us know if you are able to help us with spreading the word about our workshops.

Additionally, we are working towards developing a series of talks for both children and parents. Stay up to date on these upcoming online events by visiting our website and Facebook page. 


COVID-19 UPDATE: With the announcement of Alert Level 1 throughout New Zealand, our in-person workshops have resumed


You can visit our Facebook for registration information. 

If you require a training tailored to your workplace please get in touch with our Engagement Facilitator Kristen Haines by emailing