Safeguarding Action Plan progress report March 2022

The Safeguarding Action Plan progress report (July 2021 – March 2022) provides an overview of the progress of all 24 actions, including the eight priority actions highlighted in the interim progress report (October 2021). The report is available in English, French and Spanish. View/Download

Child Safeguarding Annual Report 2021/2022

The Child Safeguarding Annual Report 2021/2022 is available in English, French and Spanish. The executive summary of the 2021/2022 Annual Report is available here. View/Download

Our Safeguarding Framework

As a global organization that works with children who have lost parental care, or who are at risk of losing it, we see far too many cases of child abuse and neglect. View/Download

Independent Special Commission

An Independent Special Commission was established to review and investigate allegations of child safeguarding, misuse of funds, and governance failings. View/Download

Our Child Safeguarding Journey

This document describes SOS Children’s Villages own child safeguarding journey from 1949 until June 2021. Recognizing that safeguarding is never “done”, we are constantly drawing learnings from our failures and working on making tangible improvements. View/Download

Independent Child Safeguarding Review Report

The Independent Child Safeguarding Review (ICSR) was commissioned by the International Senate of SOS Children’s Villages to find ways to address the complex topic of child safeguarding failures. The report sets out consolidated findings and recommendations from four country reviews with the aim of contributing to improvements in safeguarding practice. The report is available in English, French, Spanish, Russian and Arabic.