International & National Law

The following is a list of international, regional, national and local legal instruments pertaining to the abuse of children, and where available, provisions of interest to child serving organizations including:  mandatory reporter requirements, extraterritoriality, dismissal, and defamation.  It is not an exhaustive list, but a sampling of important resources. Nothing contained herein should be construed as offering legal advice or guidance.  This page is being continuously updated.

Country Specific Legislation