Children who are neglected, abandoned, abused, orphaned or displaced are everywhere, but we don’t always see them. They are invisible.

You can change that. 

Join #iseeyou to secure each child's right to care and protection.

Let's make all children visible.

1 in 10

children live without their parents

140 million 

children have lost one or both parents


unaccompanied and separated children in 2018

What you can do

  • Share the campaign video and #iseeyou with peers and family 

  • Use our resources to inform yourself about children's rights

  • Give a class presentation about children without parental care and their rights 

  • Speak up and report abuse or mistreatment of another young person

  • Find out how you can support SOS Children’s Villages in your country

  • Help implement child rights frameworks and measures

  • Ensure children without parental care are visible in child rights debates

  • Invest in quality care and services for children

  • Invest in supporting families to prevent unnecessary family separation

  • Consult SOS Children’s Villages for their expertise on alternative care

  • Read about SOS Children’s Villages key positions on quality care

  • Share the campaign and #iseeyou through your website and social media
  • Include information about the campaign in your newsletter
  • Partner with SOS Children’s Villages in your country

Reporting abuse or neglect

Children have the right to live in a safe environment. Nobody should mistreat or hurt them - physically, sexually, or with abusive words. If you are aware of abuse or neglect – or have experienced it yourself – speak out.

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About SOS Children's Villages

SOS Children's Villages is the world’s largest non-governmental organisation focused on supporting children and young people without parental care, or at risk of losing it. Founded in 1949 as a non-denominational organisation, today we have a presence in 136 countries and territories.