The Role of Child Helplines in Protecting Children in Europe Against Sexual Exploitation & Abuse
Prevention, Detection and Victim Support Position Paper and Child Helpline Data – April 2023 It needs to be easier for children and adults to report child sexual exploitation and abuse, and access to trauma-informed, child-friendly, high-quality support for victims must be improved. It also needs to be easier for law enforcement to detect, investigate and […]
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 […]
Harmful Practices in the Eastern & Southern Africa Region
Data on contacts concerning “Harmful Practices”: child marriage and FGM
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 […]
Children & Young People’s Mental Health
Children & Young People’s Mental Health: a factsheet produced for World Mental Health Day 2022
Voices of Children & Young People Around the World: Global Child Helpline Data from 2021
Child helplines have a unique insight into the gap between policy and reality, making them a key actorin advocating for children’s rights. They support millions of children every year. They respond to issues ranging from serious children’s rights violations, to children who just want someone to chat to on the way home from school. What […]
That’s What Friends Are For!
Positive peer relationships are a crucial aspect of the well-being of children and young people.
Youth Mental Health: How Child Helplines Support Children & Young People
This report presents data on the contacts relating to mental health concerns that were received by our child helpline members during the years 2018 through 2020. It is clear from this data that children and young people turn to child helplines when they face mental health issues.
Voices of Children and Young People: European Union Child Helpline Data for 2020
In order to understand the issues faced by the children and young people who get in touch with child helplines, we survey our members around the world each and every year to gather information about the contacts they receive. Our latest publication spotlights our child helpline members operating in the European Union, and the data […]
Voices of Children and Young People: Global Child Helpline Data for 2020
In order to understand the issues faced by the children and young people who get in touch with child helplines, we survey our members around the world each year to gather information about the contacts they receive. This unique and vital data gives an insight into the ways in which children and young people experience the […]