A Breeze of Hope Foundation

Providing trauma-informed services to child survivors of sexual violence

Bolivia
2018 - 2019

Founded in 2004, A Breeze of Hope Foundation exists to provide free legal, social, and psychological support to victims of sexual violence. Bolivia has amongst the highest rates of sexual violence against women and girls in South America, and one of the lowest rates of reporting. 1 in 3 girls experience sexual violence before they reach the age of 18. HDF provided core financial support to the CUBE centre, Bolivia’s only establishment dedicated to providing trauma-informed services to child abuse victims.


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ONE BILLION CHILDREN. That’s how many girls and boys suffer from violence every year

The launch of Together to #ENDviolence, a global campaign and Solutions Summit Series to catalyse the political and financial commitments to end violence against children, gathered 1,900 participants from 130 countries.

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What works to prevent sexual violence against children?

The data is clear: Sexual violence affects girls and boys in every country around the world. For far too long it has been a silent pandemic, with little awareness of the scope, scale, and consequences of the problem or understanding of potential solutions. That silence has allowed violence against children to perpetuate.

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TED talks ending violence against children

The challenge to end violence against children took centre stage at TEDSummit 2019 in Edinburgh. Howard Taylor, Executive Director of End Violence Against Children, explored the truly devastating scale of violence against children and the truly unprecendented opportunity we all…

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