ChildFund Alliance receives grant from Oak Foundation for project to end violence against children

by Diana Quick / Statements

8 October 2018, New York, NY - ChildFund Alliance is pleased to announce it has received a two-year $375,000 grant from Oak Foundation. These funds will support the Alliance’s Child-friendly Accountability initiative.

“The initiative aims to empower children to hold governments and local leaders accountable to their obligations to end all violence against children, as laid out in Sustainable Development Goal Target 16.2: End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children,” said Meg Gardinier, Secretary General of ChildFund Alliance. “It is a rights-based project that builds children’s knowledge and gives them the skills they need to take action to improve child protection in their communities.”

Recapturing the Vision of ‘A World Fit for Children’ and the Convention on the Rights of the Child

by ChildFund Alliance, Plan International, Save the Children, SOS Children's Villages International, UNICEF, World Vision International / Reports

Updated joint position paper on the post-2015 development agenda from ChildFund Alliance, Plan International, Save the Children, SOS Children's Villages International, UNICEF and World Vision International.

Universal Children’s Day

by Matthew Mesa / Statements

Statement by ChildFund Alliance Secretary General Meg Gardinier

New York, NY (November 20, 2018) – In recognition of Universal Children’s Day, ChildFund Alliance is reaffirming its commitment to protect and advocate for the safety and well-being of children throughout the world.

An estimated one billion children, more than half of the world’s children, experience some form of emotional, physical or sexual violence and exploitation every year. On Universal Children’s Day, ChildFund Alliance aims to bring added attention to the importance of preventing violence at all levels, improving child welfare worldwide, and promoting and celebrating children’s rights.