Violence against children: A hidden crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating impact across the world.

Child Helpline Services and the COVID-19 Outbreak

The coronavirus pandemic is sending more and more countries around the world into lockdown.

Phyllis Huang, Canada

Phyllis previously served two years on the National Youth Council of Kids Help Phone, a child helpline in Canada.

Dima Ala’Edeen, Palestine

Dima studies psychology, sociology and philosophy at Birzeit University in Palestine. She also works at the palestinian child and women helpline Sawa 121. Dima believes that every person deserves to live a dignified life. And that belief makes her active in many social aspects, especially in supporting youth and children by empowering them to fight...

Cathryn Anila, Malaysia

Cathryn started her journey as a child advocate at 11 years old, when she attended Childline Foundation’s advocacy facilitator training in 2012 in Kuala Lumpur.

Winnifrida Nicholaus Msekeni, Tanzania

Winnifrida is a law student with a passion for child protection and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR).

Join our Community of Practice – Children with Disabilities

Background Children with disabilities are at particular risk of violence[1], compared to the general population. They face a higher risk of discrimination and exclusion in society, and children with a psychiatric or intellectual disability are almost five times more likely to be victims of sexual violence than children who do not have disabilities[2]. Due to...

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