Afrika Tikkun

Developing young people from cradle to career

South Africa
2016 - 2019

Afrika Tikkun was established in 1994 to address the inequities of apartheid and help South African children realise their inherent potential. Using a 360° model, Afrika Tikkun supports children from infancy to adulthood and into employment to ensure that they become the next generation of productive South African citizens. HDF’s grant funding for Afrika Tikkun focused on enabling children, youth and caregivers to become resilient, empowered and productive, through training and participation in self-advocacy groups.


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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