Concern Worldwide

Providing education and rehabilitation

Niger, Pakistan
2005 - 2009

Since its foundation in 1968, Concern has gone on to work in over 50 countries, responding to major emergencies and implementing a range of long term development programmes. Today, Concern’s multi-national staff help people to achieve major and long-lasting improvements in their lives. As one of the foundation’s first grantees, HDF funded a primary education support programme in Niger and a substantial rehabilitation project in North West Pakistan following the devastating earthquake in 2005.


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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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