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.

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.

What is the role of child helplines in emergencies?

We have all been horrified by accounts of victims and witnesses to the recent hurricanes in the United States and the Caribbean, and by the terrible floods in South Asia.  Our hearts go out to everyone affected.