News & Views

New member spotlight: Girls score a goal to end child marriage in India

 Girls score a goal Raniya (left, in green), playing defense in her favorite game: soccer. Raniya joined the team as part of her participation in ChildFund’s Mind Without Fear project, which promotes gender equality in rural Jharkhand, India. Her friends in the program helped her stand up to her parents when they tried to arrange her marriage at age 15.

Anne Lynam Goddard: Adults must help to protect children from gun violence

Anne Lynam Goddard

Former sponsored child speaks for her peers on global stage

Angie is wearing a red sweater and jeans. She is standing behind a lectern and speaking into a microphone. Behind her is a poster that says "End Violence against Children" Angie presents at the Solutions Summit to an audience of government and UN officials, international NGOs, national delegates and fellow youth.

Child Friendly Accountability inaugurated at Rashtriya Seva Samithi

An Indian woman sitting at a table speaks into a microphone The launch of ChildFund India's child-friendly accountability project.

‘Solutions Summit’ highlights need for research to end violence by 2030

Marta Santos Pais, Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence against Children, addresses the Solutions Summit. (c) Jessica Gow

Statement of ChildFund Alliance during the First Regular Session of the UNICEF Executive Board, 6 February 2018

Meg Gardinier, Secretary General of ChildFund Alliance, presents the Alliance's statement at the UNICEF Executive Board meeting

TOGETHER empowers children with disabilities and families in hard-to-reach rural areas in Sri Lanka

young girl with disability

Sierra Leone News: Appealing to youth to prevent election violence

The flag of Sierra Leone consists of three horizontal green, white and blue bands.

Emergency in the Philippines: 9,000 children affected by the eruption of Mayon Volcano

Eruption of Mayon Volcano Rhadyz Barcia/Reuters

HOPE in Papua New Guinea

A group of 25 men and women in Papua New Guinea standing together after completing their human rights training. These human rights defenders have been trained to intervene in sexual violence cases and encourage survivors and families to seek legal justice and medical attention.

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