Information and general advice on travelling with children, children travelling without both parents, child custody and international child abduction.
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The better prepared you are, the safer and more enjoyable your travel will be.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
If you're pregnant and planning to travel overseas, research your destination before you go. Being informed about the risks will help you manage them.
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Civil unrest is conflict between different groups of people living in the same country. It can be peaceful or violent. Read more to learn how to stay safe if there is civil unrest while you're travelling.
Studying overseas can be exciting and rewarding. Whether you're doing a quick school trip or an extended university exchange, it's important to be prepared.