Safety of DofE participants

At the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award (DofE) and its programme provider organisations, our aim is to ensure the overall protection of the rights, safety and development of children and people aged 18 to 24. 

The DofE has zero tolerance for any unacceptable behaviour towards young people, such as but not limited to physical abuse, sexual harassment, emotional abuse, bullying, neglect, exploitation, sexual exploitation or manipulation or other harmful behaviour.

The protection of the rights and safety of children and young people in the DofE and DofE provider organisations is governed by the following document. Any violation of these rights is unacceptable and must be immediately notify

Do you feel that the rights or safety of any of the participants have been violated? Have you witnessed such a situation? Are you unsure if such a situation has occurred and what you should do? Do not hesitate to contact us via email, by mail, or via the form on this page.

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