The Global Initiative Network


Malina Enlund

Head of Programme: Sale and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes, ECPAT International

Malina Enlund is the Head of Trafficking and Sale of Children for ECPAT International and oversees the anti-trafficking program for the global network currently operating in 102 countries worldwide. The ECPAT network works on a wide range of programs – supporting aftercare services for survivors, training and support for law enforcement and judiciary, influencing governments and conducting a wide range of research to effectively address sexual exploitation of children. Malina has worked in the field of anti-trafficking in SE Asia for over 11 years.

Prior to joining ECPAT Malina Enlund led the operations of A21 Foundation across Thailand and Cambodia and founded the Child Advocacy Center in Pattaya, Thailand in partnership with the Royal Thai Police, FBI and HSI. Malina is experienced in international anti-trafficking project design and implementation and is a strong believer in multi-disciplinary, victim centered approach and trauma informed care. In her current role, Malina continues to work with governments, global and regional entities, NGOs and law enforcement agencies to protect survivors, increase prosecution of offenders and promote best practices in the field of anti-trafficking.

Malina has a degree in International Development from the University of Calgary and a Master’s Degree in Advanced Child Protection from the University of Kent.