Child Helplines Welcome to our network! In this section you will find information on all Child Helpline International members, by region, and how to reach them. And it´s a space for our members, where the tools we’ve developed can be found. We’ve included some great stories from the network, do read them, we think they are inspiring for everyone. Tools for Child Helplines Out of the Shadows: Shining a Light on the Response to Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Out of the Shadows is a 40-country benchmarking index that examines how countries are responding to the threat of sexual violence against children. Stories The Smile of the Child: 23 years supporting children and their families Stories Day of the African Child 2018: Stories from Zimbabwe #2 From a life of misery to a life of hope… A 7-year-old girl was admitted to hospital in a village in Mashonaland Central after sustaining serious injuries on her head, lips and hands. Stories Day of the African Child 2018: Stories from Tanzania #2 A young girl called the Tanzanian National Child Helpline, asking for help in between sobs. Stories Day of the African Child 2018: Stories from Zimbabwe #1 Childline Zimbabwe made a follow-up visit to a family with eight children, none of whom were in school. Stories Day of the African Child 2018: Stories from Tanzania #1 Early in 2018, Joseph lost his wife and mother of their 3-year-old daughter. Stories Travel and trafficking: tackling the links between tourism and child sexual exploitation Stories The ‘Tuesday Chat’: International forum discusses missing and runaway youth Stories International Child Helpline Day 2018: Costa Rica El Patronato Nacional de la Infancia — PANI, or the National Board of Children — is the governing body on the rights of children and youth in Costa Rica, and it has been campaigning against inappropriate relationships since 2017. Stories International Child Helpline Day 2018: Denmark The Danish Helpline “BørneTelefonen” uses a lot of different technologies and media to reach different target groups: toll-free telephone lines, SMS text messaging, and a website where children can chat and give each other advice.