Our members listen to children every day of the year. Here are some highlights of their exemplary work.
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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.
A young girl called the Tanzanian National Child Helpline, asking for help in between sobs.
Childline Zimbabwe made a follow-up visit to a family with eight children, none of whom were in school.
Early in 2018, Joseph lost his wife and mother of their 3-year-old daughter.
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.
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.
Since 2015 Greece has been at the forefront of a mass influx of refugees and migrants who flee war, persecution and economic adversities in their countries in search of a safe heaven and a better future in Europe.
The counsellor working with SAWA received a call from a 15-year-old girl who had heard of the 121 Child Helpline service via Facebook.
These are heart-rending stories of personal tragedies, but without the services of the 117 helpline they could all have ended far, far worse.