The Child Protection Index measures
government efforts to protect girls and boys.

Why an Index?

civil society

For civil society, the Child Protection Index provides a unified,evidence-based approach for policy debates, advocacy and partnerships.

national governments

For national governments, the Child Protection Index provides a system-wide analysis of current policy efforts and gaps.

donors & organisations

For international donors and organisations, the Child Protection Index provides a cross-national comparison that benchmarks progress and identifies next step reforms.

citizens & activists

For concerned citizens and activists, the Child Protection Index provides easy-to-read information on how governments are working to end violence against children.

Explore each country’s Index score

The Child Protection Index reviews the efforts of nine countries to care and protect girls and boys. Review each country’s scores that analyse specific child protection issues through the five dimensions of government action:

Law & PolicyServicesCapacityCoordinationAccountability