Our work The first global meeting of child helplines was held in The Netherlands in 2003, when 49 child helplines got together to form Child Helpline International. Today, our worldwide network is more than 180-strong, an international collective of civil society and governmental organisations that listen to children every day. News Dear Helpline, is my child safe online? Are you a parent or caregiver concerned about children’s safety? News How effective and useful is the European harmonised number 116 111? With the support of the European Commission and the hard work of child helplines in Europe, we have been working for the past ten years on a smooth allocation and operationalisation of the regionally harmonised number 116 111 across all European Union Member States. News Alliance to Better Protect Minors Online announces individual industry commitments Creating a safe environment for children online is a key area of work for Child Helpline International. News LeadYoung – Jeroo Billimoria starting young The persistent work of our founder Jeroo Billimoria for children’s rights and inclusion is inspirational. News One voice, one number: our new video This year we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the European directive reserving the number 116 111 to child helplines in Europe. News The African Child Policy Forum receives the 2017 ISCI Impact Award News Words of appreciation on International Child Helpline Day We’re delighted to share with you this message from Benyam Dawit Mezmur, Former Chair of the Committee on the Rights of the Child. News We welcome Dr Najat Maalla M’jid to our Supervisory Board News LINEAS 102: Reaching out to every child in Argentina Every child must have the chance to be heard. News EMEA Child Safety Summit 2017 In April, we attended the EMEA Child Safety Summit 2017 in Dublin, hosted by Google and Facebook. News Giving a voice to children in Lesotho News Thank you to the wonderful photographers who have allowed us to use their pictures! Today we introduce our new website to the world! It’s been a rewarding journey, full of surprises, hard work and creativity. Events Looking forward to a year of our Regional Consultations! News Leadership in Empowering and Activating Child Helplines to Protect Children Online We implemented a landmark initiative in 2016 as part of the UNICEF Global Programme to Build Capacity to Tackle Child Online Sexual Exploitation.