Country Partners 2018-02-14T12:45:50+00:00

ISPCAN’s Country Partners are national, multidisciplinary organizations working in child abuse and neglect (CAN) prevention with whom we share experiences, research, and resources in an effort to augment efforts at local, national, and regional levels to end child maltreatment. We believe that effective and sustainable CAN prevention is achieved through education and professional cooperation.

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  • ELIZA – Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

    ELIZA is a highly specialized Greek charitable organization, focused on protecting children who are in danger or have experienced abuse and neglect, optimizing the recognition and management of child abuse across all levels of authority, promoting the multidisciplinary approach, and providing best-practice training services for professionals.

  • Association de Foyer de L’Enfant Libanais (AFEL)

    Founded in Lebanon in 1976, AFEL is a non-political organization that has helped enhance the lives of more than 5,000 abused and neglected children using a holistic approach that incorporates the family in the rehabilitation process and gives adults the means to become autonomous and responsible.

  • Incest Trauma Center – Belgrade

    The Incest Trauma Center – Belgrade (ITC) was founded in 1994 as a nongovernmental organization specializing in sexual assault. Its health and mental health professionals provide assistance to child and adult survivors of sexual violence across Serbia through its Crisis Intervention Center, Training Center, and Sexual Assault Prevention Center.    

  • Turkish Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (TSPCAN)

    TSPCAN was founded in Ankara, Turkey, in 1988 as a voluntary, independent, multidisciplinary nongovernmental organization. With more than 200 members, TPSCAN is committed to the prevention of child abuse and neglect within the framework of human and child rights law and practice.

  • Singapore Children’s Society

    Singapore Children’s Society protects and nurtures children and youth of all races and religions. Established in 1952, the Children’s Society operates nine centers across Singapore, offering services in Caregiving, Community, Development, Prevention, Public Education, and Remedial.

  • Nordic Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NASPCAN)

    Representing the countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Faroe Islands, and Greenland, NASPCAN’s mission is to improve the work being done to protect children from abuse and neglect by offering members and professionals working in the field the opportunity to share experiences, update their knowledge, and network.  

  • National Family Safety Program (NFSP)

    NFSP’s aim is to establish in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia a community that protects and defends individuals’ rights and decreases the incidence of child abuse and neglect through awareness, training and advocacy, and the creation of programs to care for the victims of violence.

  • National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect – (NAPCAN)

    NAPCAN is committed to stopping child abuse across Australia by producing national campaigns and distributing free resources that promote positive and practical actions to stop child abuse. They work with federal, state government and non-government organisations to develop child protection legislation, policies, and practices that are in the best interests of children.

  • Kinderschutz Schweiz

    The Swiss Foundation for the Protection of Children works to promote children’s rights and combat all forms of violence against children through various projects, political lobbying on behalf of the best interests of children, and networking and public relations activities.  

  • Japanese Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (JaSPCAN)

    JaSPCAN is a national multidisciplinary association of physicians, nurses, legal experts, social workers and other professionals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect by developing basic, practical and systematic research, promoting cooperation among public and private agencies, and raising public awareness.

  • Italian Network of Agencies Against Child Abuse (CISMAI)

    Founded in 1993, CISMAI is a multidisciplinary association that aims to establish a permanent cultural and educational presence to address ​​the issues of prevention and treatment of violence against children, particularly with regard to intra-family abuse.

  • INGO “Ponimanie”

    INGO “Ponimanie” is an international NGO focused on child protection in Eastern and Southeastern Europe and the Caucasus. The organization takes a comprehensive approach, including providing direct services for children at risk, conducting preventive actions, participating in policy-making, and implementing the Belarus modern child protection system.  

  • German Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (GESPCAN)

    GESPCAN is a multidisciplinary organization established as a forum where the exchange and discussion of various concepts and ideas of different professions is possible in order to enhance the ability to understand each other and to improve interdisciplinary cooperation and communication.

  • Federation of Associations for Prevention of Child Mistreatment (FAPMI)

    Founded in 1990, FAPMI works to promote the good treatment of children and the prevention, detection, accusation, and intervention of any situation of mistreatment that affects children, adolescents, and their families. Our work includes the creation of more than 170 national and regional programs, including research projects, reports, conventions, and trainings. Our work: The Federation […]

  • Danish Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (DASPCAN)

    DASPCAN works to increase and facilitate knowledge on children exposed to physical violence, sexual and psychological abuse and neglect, and to enhance cooperation among professionals in the field of child abuse and neglect.

  • British Association for the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (BASPCAN)

    BASPCAN aims to prevent physical, emotional and sexual abuse and neglect of children by promoting the physical, emotional, and social well-being of children. We aim to promote rights of children as citizens, through multi-disciplinary collaboration, education, campaigning and other appropriate activities, within our powers and resources.

  • Asociación Argentina de Prevención del Maltrato Infanto-Juvenil (ASAPMI)

    Misión: Contribute to the physical, psychological and social development of children. Further develop interdisciplinary visions within the limits established by the child protection community, especially by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Support the integration of public organizations and civil society, tied to the prevention of child maltreatment, from different regions in Argentina. […]

  • Asociación Afecto – Contra El Maltrato Infantil (Afecto)

    AFECTO carries out projects of care, prevention of child maltreatment and sexual abuse, and promotion of good treatment by providing training to groups, mobilizing public opinion, generating and starting campaigns and studies with the purpose of reducing maltreatment and violence against boys and girls.

  • American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC)

    APSAC seeks to improve the quality of practice provided by professionals who work in child abuse and neglect by providing professional education that promotes effective, culturally sensitive, and interdisciplinary approaches to the identification, intervention, treatment, and prevention of child abuse and neglect, and promoting research and practice guidelines to inform all forms of professional practice […]

  • African Network for the Prevention and Protection Against Child Abuse and Neglect – Uganda

    ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter aims to carry out advocacy and support for child rights as set out in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, the Children’s Act Chapter 59, and other international, regional, and national laws.

  • Against Child Abuse (ACA)

    ACA strives for the removal of all forms of child abuse and/or child neglect in Hong Kong, to establish, maintain and support a professional service for the assistance of abused or neglected children or parents having problems with their children and to promote the awareness of the general public in Hong Kong towards prevention of […]

  • Dubai Foundation for Women and Children

    The Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC) works to address domestic violence, human trafficking and child abuse in the UAE. They provide a holistic range of services to shed light on issues that are often hidden and taboo in Emirati culture.