BackgroundSarah Blakemore is CEO of Keeping Children Safe Global, President and CEO of Keeping Children Safe USA. She leads a team to deliver technical support, training and advocacy on child safeguarding, PSEAH and other abuses of power in over 120 countries, with a specific focus on context specific, culturally sensitive and survivor-centred approaches to safeguarding. She leads on policy, investigations and research strategies on issues relevant to safeguarding, such as leadership, culture and behaviour change, safeguarding and health including HIV and the current pandemic, safeguarding in conflict and crisis situations, safeguarding children with disabilities, LGBTI children, and children in alternative care. Sarah previously worked with International Campaign to Ban Landmines – Cluster Munition Coalition, End Water Poverty, Save the Children UK, Oxfam, and as a freelance journalist.
Research centres and groups
The Safeguarding Children in Peacekeeping Project
- Freedman, R. , Blakemore, S. , Dressler, A. , Lemay-Hébert, N. (2018) Safeguarding children from UN peacekeeper sexual exploitation and abuse in Haiti. University of Reading
- Freedman, R. , Blakemore, S. , Dressler, A. , Lemay-Hébert, N. (2018) Safeguarding children from UN peacekeeper sexual exploitation and abuse in Uruguay. University of Reading