IGNITE Philanthropy

Inspiring the end to violence against girls and boys

International
2017 - 2020

Ignite Philanthropy is a pooled donor fund that advances the work of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children and sparks progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. In partnership with Oak Foundation and Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, HDF founded Ignite Philanthropy to take advantage of philanthropy’s unique role, flexibility, and ability to act quickly to empower partners and allies. The pooled fund acts as a discreet convener and provides interested donors with fora to discuss funding opportunities.


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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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