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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TED talks about 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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Bridging the gap between theory and practice at the Internet Governance Forum

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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