Child Helplines and Inclusive Practice

Between 2018 and 2021, Child Helpline International explored how child helplines could become more accessible for children and young people from marginalised groups within the European Union. These activities were part of our WeListen project, funded by the European Commission’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (2014-2020) (REC). Read Child Helplines and Inclusive Practices here:   By […]

LEAP Report: Child Helplines Fighting Child Online Sexual Abuse

As a partner in the WePROTECT Global Alliance to End Child Sexual Exploitation, we implemented the LEAP project (Leadership in Empowering and Activating Child Helplines to Protect Children Online). This was achieved through a partnership with UNICEF’s 2015/2016 Global Programme to Build Capacity to Tackle Online Child Sexual Exploitation. Click here to read the Child […]

Voices of Children and Young People in Europe: 2016

Voices of Children and Young People has been our most important report for many years now, a yearly updated picture of where in the world children and young people are confronted with violence, abuse and mistreatment… This year’s edition showcases the work of 40 child helplines in Europe, and analyses, through the voices of our […]

Voices of Children: 2015 Global Data

In 2015, our network of child helplines listened to more than 20 million children worldwide. This is an incredible result that demonstrates the importance of child helplines for children and young people who have no one else to turn to. If you want to know more about the work of child helplines, check these global […]

Voices of Children: 2003 – 2013 Global Data

Only through collective action and commitment can we ensure a bright future for the next generation of children and young people across the globe. In this publication, we present the worldwide data from our helplines between 2003 and 2013 – including many of the reasons behind the 126 million contacts they answered. To fully understand […]

Violence Against Children: 2014 Global Data

Where does discipline end and cruelty begin? We all believe that violence against children must be stopped globally and the first step to this is understanding how and when it happens. In this publication, you’ll find data on the many forms that violence takes, from cyberbullying to emotional neglect, as well as our recommendations on […]

Voices of Children: 2014 Global Data

Child helplines answered nearly 15 million contacts worldwide in 2014 alone and we’ve translated their concerns into internationally comparable data to show what a difference our work can make. Look inside for in-depth analysis of regional differences and the voices of children and young people on issues that matter most to them, including mental health […]

Voices of Children in Europe: 2014 Data

More than five million children and young people contacted child helplines in Europe in 2014. With a spotlight on peer relationships, this report provides overviews of the reasons and methods of contact in each EU country – vital to showing European policymakers the importance of child helplines and to making sure that no child goes […]

Voices of Children in the Middle East & North Africa: 2003 – 2013 Data

In the Middle East and North Africa, child helplines are often the first point of access for children suffering violence, international conflict, and health issues. Child helpline counsellors empower children to take control of their own lives and the data they collect is vital to improving protection services. Check out this report to see how […]

Voices of Children in Asia Pacific: 2003 – 2013 Data

Although child helplines in Asia Pacific received 41 million contacts between 2003 and 2013, still millions more children and young people in the region do not yet have access to this essential service. This data publication aims to guide government and policymakers on the issues that matter, from homelessness to peer relationships. With your help, […]