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MODS featured in Ignite Philanthropy newsletter for contribution to protecting children from CSA

The Ignite Philanthropy quarterly newsletter, Ignite Sparks, highlighted the Network of Organizations for Children of Serbia (MODS) in the section ‘Spotlight on Impact’.

MODS implemented the project “SAFE TRAVEL – Protection of children from sexual exploitation and abuse” in cooperation with the Protector of Citizens of the Republic of Serbia and the Chamber of Commerce of Serbia, which resulted in the signing of the Declaration on commitment to the prevention and protection of children from sexual abuse and exploitation in the context of tourism and travel.

The signing of this Declaration represents a significant step forward towards ensuring the safety and well-being of children in the tourism industry, and it was signed by the Chamber of Commerce of Serbia, YUTA (National Association of Travel Agencies), HORES (Business Association of the Hotel and Catering Industry of Serbia) and MODS. The signatories committed to implementing measures and regulations that will ensure zero tolerance towards sexual abuse and exploitation of children.

Ignite Philanthropy

Ignite Philanthropy is committed to ending violence against children worldwide. Their vision is a world where violence against children is eradicated and where children and young people realize their rights, shape their future and live in peace.

Their new strategy for the period 2024-2029 ambitions to tackle the structural drivers of violence against children and make the systemic changes needed to end it. The key to their approach is supporting the efforts of their partners, especially those on the ground who advocate transformational change the most.