Global Fund for Children

Reaching invisible children across Africa

International
2011 - 2012

Global Fund for Children invests in grassroots organisations around the world to help children and youth reach their full potential and advance their rights. The fund has dozens of grassroots partners in Africa that are reaching invisible children, whether child domestic workers, refugees, or street children. HDF provided support for Global Fund for Children’s grassroots grant portfolio, which focuses on the fundamental needs of children: Learning; Enterprise; Safety; and Healthy Minds and Bodies.


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What does ‘safer’ look like?

Already today children represent one third of all Internet users. While benefiting tremendously from connectivity for their education and entertainment, they are also exposed to major risks and threats online, including different forms of violence and exploitation, bullying, radicalization, and more.

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Tech companies report 100% increase in online child abuse photos and videos in 12 months

NYTIMES.COM | The Internet Is Overrun With Images of Child Sexual Abuse. What Went Wrong? Online predators create and share the illegal material, which is increasingly cloaked by technology. Tech companies, the government and the authorities are no match.

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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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