James House

Building emotionally strong teens

South Africa
2014 - 2019

James House was established in 1986 with the aim of providing basic needs for children in need in the Hout Bay community. The organisation provides holistic care, support and protection services to vulnerable children and young people who are in need or at risk. HDF supported the BEST project – building emotionally strong teens – which used early intervention and support to reduce the number of adolescents removed from their homes and communities and placed in institutions due to behavioural issues.


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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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