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.

Hrabri telefon on Viber

In January 2018, Hrabri telefon (also known as Brave Phone) in Croatia started a Viber campaign.

Teaming up with ICMEC to support child survivors of sexual exploitation and abuse

Child Helpline International and the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC) proudly join forces to protect and support child survivors of sexual abuse and exploitation.

Joining hands with UNICEF in Eastern and Southern Africa to ensure children’s voices are heard

We are happy to have partnered with UNICEF’s Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO) to support child helplines in the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) region.

Combining Efforts In Ending Violence Against Children – A Global Partnership

On February 14th, 2018, the Government of Sweden, the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children and the WePROTECT Global Alliance hosted the Agenda 2030 for Children: End Violence Solutions Summit in Stockholm, Sweden.

PRESS RELEASE: Child Helpline International and Telenor Group team up to help children stay safe online

Fornebu, Norway and Amsterdam, 6 February 2018 – A record number of nearly 25 million children and young people across the world contacted a child helpline in 2016.

In 2017 we organised five Regional Consultations!

Our Regional Consultations are held biannually and are crucial in helping us to reach our strategic goals and support our members in their mission.

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).

Check out our ASEAN presentation on online CSEA

On the 7th February 2018, our pre-recorded PPT presentation on the role of child helplines in protecting children from online child sexual exploitation and abuse was presented at the ASEAN Regional Consultation: Towards Integrated National Responses to end the Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in ASEAN Member States in Jakarta.