Safe Hands for Girls

Building a movement for change in The Gambia and USA

2014 - 2018

Safe Hands for Girls, founded by leading women’s rights activist and anti-FGM/C campaigner Jaha Dukureh, works to protect women and girls who are at risk of FGM/C. HDF has supported a range of initiatives including media campaigns in the Gambia and USA, the promotion of the documentary film Jaha’s Promise, the End FGM Pink Bus Tour, as well as Jaha’s own journey to becoming UN Women’s first Regional Goodwill Ambassador for Africa.


Children can’t wait.

Human Dignity Foundation announces two major initiatives to uncover the global prevalence of child sexual exploitation and abuse.

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Six policies to end violence against children

END-VIOLENCE.ORG | If adopted and implemented, these game-changing proposals will strengthen the policy and legislative environment, bolster institutional frameworks and systems, and provide the funding and other resources needed to translate what we know works into sustainable change.

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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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