A Matter of Life and Death: Protecting children during and after emergencies is a matter of life and death

by Child Protection Working Group / Reports

A report from the Child Protection Working Group (CPWG), with ChildFund Alliance, outlining the various reasons why protecting children from violence and exploitation is a life-saving intervention during and after emergencies, and should be prioritized for funding in all humanitarian crises.

Counting Pennies

by ChildFund Alliance, End Violence Against Children, Save the Children, SOS Children's Villages, UNICEF, World Vision and SRSG on Ending Violence against Children / Reports

For the first time, a review of official development assistance (ODA) to end violence against children has been done. The report "Counting Pennies: A review of official development assistance to end violence against children" found that in 2015, total ODA spending was $174 billion and of that, less than 0.6 percent was allocated to ending violence against children. This amounts to less than $0.65 per child in aid-receiving countries to end this scourge that affects more than one billion children every year.

Ending violence against children in the Asia-Pacific

by ChildFund Australia / Uncategorized

ChildFund Australia has significant experience in the development and implementation of programs that respond to the multiple risks faced by children, strengthening the capacity of governments and their communities to keep children safe from harm, and assisting in developing child protection laws and services. ChildFund Australia, with support from Australian Aid, is working with governments and community groups in the Asia-Pacific region to develop preventive and responsive child protection systems.

Keeping kids safe online: in Australia and beyond

by Mark Kavenagh, Child Protection Advisor / Blog

Digital technology is changing childhoods, with one in threeinternet users now under the age 18. The worldwide web brings new opportunities for young people to learn and connect, but it also represents new threats to their well being. Fortunately, a new program from ChildFund Australia is helping to keep children safe from harm online, writes Mark Kavanagh.

La Participación Infantil como Pilar Esencial en la Construcción de Sociedades Libres de Violencia contra Niñas, Niños y Adolescentes

by EDUCO / Research Papers

Este artículo defiende la importancia de proteger a las NNA a través de la participación infantil, y avanza en la operativización de esta propuesta a través de la presentación de un embrión de marco de acción que facilite la integración del concepto de participación infantil en el conjunto de estrategias que persiguen avanzar en la erradicación de la violencia hacia las NNA.

Putting Children at the Heart of the World Humanitarian Summit

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

ChildFund Alliance, Plan International, Save the Children, SOS Children’s Villages International, War Child, and World Vision’s report to ensure that children’s perspectives are considered, and their priorities and recommendations are reflected in the outcomes of the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS), which will take place on May 23-24, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Realising Children’s Rights in a Changing Climate

by Children in a Changing Climate Coalition / Reports

As world leaders gather in Paris for the 21st Conference of Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21), the Children in a Changing Climate coalition, of which ChildFund Alliance is a member, puts forward a set of recommendations for child-centred climate change adaptation.