Child rights advocacy


SOS Children's Villages takes action to improve policies and practices that undermine the well-being of children without parental care, and those who are at risk of losing it. Whether working with United Nations agencies or community-based groups, through advocacy we help to improve the situations of all children and families, not just those with which we work directly.


  • Post-2015

    SOS Children´s Villages is working nationally and internationally for a post-2015 global development agenda with child rights and welfare at its centre. more...
  • Care for ME!

    In 2012 SOS Children´s Villages launched Care for ME! to foster knowledge about alternative care standards around the world and to advocate at national and international levels to ensure quality care for every child living in alternative care. more...
  • I Matter

    The transition from childhood to adulthood is one of life’s many challenges. For those leaving a care setting this process is especially difficult. With the I Matter initiative, SOS Children’s Villages is helping to ensure that the challenges faced by those leaving care are no greater than those of young adults everywhere. more...