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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Bridging the gap between theory and practice – Internet Governance Forum, Paris 2018

The need for the MNR blueprint, and a nuanced, global understanding of its application, has never been greater. Online child sexual exploitation is growing faster than the response of any individual country or organisation. We need solutions and strategies now,…

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Two years on: the fund to end violence against children

Since 2016 $68,000,000 has been raised and $37,600,000 invested in 49 organisations. The scale of support for these initiatives is impressive, but more resources and momentum from across the public and private sectors are required to respond to a pervasive…

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A shared language to tackle child sexual abuse

The guidelines offer guidance on how to navigate the complex lexicon of terms commonly used in the discussion and description of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of children. They aim to build consensus on key concepts in order to strengthen…

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