Experts in child protection, safeguarding, and prevention of exploitation and abuse
We have over 50 years of experience in Child Protection, Child Rights, Child Safeguarding, Learning and Development, and Safeguarding Vulnerable Populations, including the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse.
Our lead consultants have worked on developing organisational child safeguarding policies, procedures and training packages in countries throughout Asia, the Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, and North America. We have experience working with UN agencies, international and national NGOs, faith-based organisations and global consortia and alliances.
Our consultants have experience with donor safeguarding requirements, including the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). We are actively involved in advocacy around safeguarding global standards, guidelines and best practices. Safeguarding standards which Child Safe Horizons follows include those of the Inter Agency Standing Committee (IASC) guidelines for the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, the Core Humanitarian Standards, and the United Nations Secretary-General’s Bulletins and Guidance on the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse.
Karen Rasmussen - Director
Karen Rasmussen has 14 years of experience in the field of child protection, 10 of those years in developing child safeguarding (organisational child protection) policies and procedures, training and implementation. She has experience throughout the Asia – Pacific region, and has lived for many years in Southeast Asia.