International & National Law

The following is a list of international, regional, national, and local legal instruments pertaining to the abuse of children and institutional responsibilities.  Where available, provisions of interest to child-serving organizations include mandatory reporter requirements, extraterritoriality, dismissal, and defamation.  This is not an exhaustive list but a snapshot of important child protection statutory guidance. Nothing contained herein should be construed as offering legal advice or guidance.  This page is being continuously updated.

Related National Child Protection Legislation