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European-wide petition demands the EU tackles child abuse on the internet and makes the internet safe for children everywhere On International Children’s Day and the United Nations International Day of the Parent, a coalition of child abuse survivor groups, child protection organisations and parents associations are coming together to demand the EU leaders protect children […]

International Child Helpline Day 2023: A Message from Our Founder

Wednesday 17 May marks this year’s International Child Helpline Day. It also provides us with a wonderful opportunity to launch a series of special features throughout the year – up to and including World Children’s Day on 20 November – in which we can celebrate 20 years of Child Helpline International and the work of […]

Violence and Covid-19

An analysis of violence-related contacts with child helplines throughout the pandemic The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted our lives all around the world, and put some of the most vulnerable among us – children and young people – at increased risk of experiencing violence. In our latest report, we have used data on the contacts received […]

Joint Statement for European Day for Victims of Crime

Call for updated EU Victims’ laws and the publication of a new Victims Right Directive We are proud to be a signatory to this Joint Statement, issued by Victim Support Europe, standing in solidarity with all victims of crime across Europe: no matter who the victim, no matter where the crime took place, no matter […]

A Week in Tunisia

Earlier this month, we conducted a week-long situational analysis and evaluation of Tunisia’s Child Helpline 1809, which provides orientation and psychological assistance. Known as Ligne Vert, the child helpline was initiated by the Tunisian Government in response to the Covid 19 Pandemic. The Child Helpline International team (our consultants Hassan Mahtat and Sabra Staali), together […]

Colombia: Te Guío

Te Gúio is strengthening capacities in Colombia in terms of prevention of sexual violence against children and adolescents. The helpline provides information on harmful sexual behaviour among minors, and offers a tele-counselling service for adolescents who are exhibiting this type of behaviour. Services Te Guío offers: Phone WhatsApp Operating Information Te Guío provides service in: […]

Working Together with Zain!

There’s always a lot of things happening on and around World Children’s Day (20 November), and this year has been no exception! Yesterday we strengthened our partnership with Zain, a major telecommunications services company in the Middle East. Zain is a pioneer of mobile telecommunications in the Middle East. Beginning in 1983 in Kuwait, it […]

Children & Young People’s Family Relationships

To mark this year’s World Children’s Day, we have prepared a factsheet based on data from our publication Voices of Children & Young People Around the World: Global Child Helpline Data from  2021. Concerns about family relationships are a large reason why children and young people reach out to child helplines, with around one in […]

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