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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

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

Putting Children First: identifying solutions and taking action to tackle poverty and inequality in Africa

african family sitting outside

Ravaging drought takes heavy toll on Kenyan women, children

A woman scoops water in a dry riverbed near Kataboi village in remote Turkana in northern Kenya. (c) Marisol Grandon/Department for International Development

Rwanda: Childfund Rwanda Opens a Preschool in Jabana Sector

  1. 'Pass It Back' Cup in Belfast proves inspirational

    Earlier this week girls from Vietnam, Laos and the Philippines took part in the ChildFund Pass It Back Belfast Cup at Belfast Harlequins RFC, competing against girls from across Ulster with a …

  2. Telephone counseling saves lives

    Papua New Guinea’s first free telephone counseling service 1-Tok Kaunselin Helpim Lain has received more than 5000 calls in its second year of operation, a two fold increase from its first y…

  3. There are significant economic benefits for developing nations by sending children to school instead of work

    Even after 70 years of independence, we haven’t been able to send all our children to school. Worse still, there are crores [tens of millions] of child labourers in India, and their number i…

  4. Marginalised rugby players to compete in Ireland

    Young female rugby players from Việt Nam, Laos and the Philippines will compete against the girls’ team from Belfast at the …

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