Pavee Point

Unlocking potential in the Traveller community

Ireland
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.


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Leaders call for action at first ever African Summit to end FGM and child marriage

Speaking at the plenary opening session attended by more than 300 participants, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka said: ‚ÄúThere is nothing that can justify these practices. No religious or cultural belief or medical reason…

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Two years on: the fund to end violence against children

Since 2016 $68,000,000 has been raised and $37,600,000 invested in 49 organisations. The scale of support for these initiatives is impressive, but more resources and momentum from across the public and private sectors are required to respond to a pervasive…

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The first US summit to end female genital mutilation

The momentum generated by summits like this is the lifeblood of change. At the heart of the movement to end FGM are the survivors who represent the most vulnerable and at risk – those without a platform to speak. Activists…

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