Ignite Philanthropy

Inspiring the end to violence against girls and boys

International
2017 - 2022

Ignite Philanthropy is a pooled donor fund that advances the work of the End Violence Partnership 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 hosts the Investors Forum which offers a range of interested donors the opportunity to align and increase funding and policy action to urgently end all violence against children.


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COVID-19 restrictions increase the risk of child sexual exploitation and abuse

INTERPOL’s report highlights the trends and threats in the current context compared to pre-pandemic measures, what impact these are having in the short-term, and what changes are likely to happen as COVID-19 restrictions are changed.

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EU strategy for a more effective fight against child sexual abuse

To complement and improve existing EU activities in protecting children from sexual abuse, and to address new challenges such as unforeseen risks of end-to-end encryption, the Commission is putting forward a new strategy to fight child sexual abuse both offline and online.

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The Technology Coalition’s Project Protect

THE TECHNOLOGY COALITION | The world has changed since we first came together in 2006. Technology is more advanced, and there has been an explosion of new internet services, including mobile and online video streaming. The number of people online – more than 4.5 billion in 2020 – has added to the challenge of keeping the internet a safe place.

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