Pavee Point

Unlocking potential in the Traveller community

2012 - 2015

Pavee Point is the leading Traveller support agency in Ireland. They work to ensure Travellers and Roma are recognised and respected as minority ethnic groups and enjoy full access to their human rights. Human development indicators related to education are extremely low in the Traveller community when compared to the general population. HDF provided funding support for the National Traveller Education Advocacy Initiative to increase opportunities for Travellers to reach their full potential in the education system.


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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