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20 YEARS OF CHILDHOOD
”I have founded an organization. My biggest wish is to shut it down soon.” With these words, Queen Silvia founded Childhood twenty years ago. Since the very beginnings of our organization, we have worked persistently to implement Childhood´s vision: to ensure that all children have a safe and loving childhood, free from violence and sexual abuse. Read more here
Launch of “Stella and the secret”: “It’s a book about encouraging children to stand up for themselves”
What is the difference between a good and a bad secret? How do you say no to something you don’t want to do?… Read more
Twenty more countries added to benchmarking index on child sexual abuse “Out of the shadows”
On May 22, the World Childhood Foundation USA (WCF) announced the latest findings of ‘Out of the Shadows: Shining light on the response… Read more
WHERE WE ARE ENGAGED
CAMBODIAIn Cambodia, Childhood is working with twelve project partners on the ground, primarily focused on supporting families.
MOLDOVAChildhood's two project partners in Moldova are aiming to implement a parent support program in the country and start and activity center for migrants´ children.
NEPALIn Nepal, we support five grass-roots organizations whose work focuses on supporting children and families at risk.
POLANDThe focus for Childhood's work in Poland is to strengthen the role of fathers in the lives of their children, and to work for the best interests of the child in the legal system.
SWEDENIn Sweden, we support projects that complement the efforts of the responsible government agencies.
THAILANDChildhood´s focus in Thailand is to support families who, in one way or another, find themselves in a vulnerable position and find it difficult to take care of their children.
GERMANYIn Germany, as in Sweden, we support projects that complement the efforts of the responsible government agencies.
BRAZILIn Brazil, Childhood acts proactively to engage the private sector in shouldering its responsibility to prevent the sexual exploitation of children.
SOUTH AFRICAOne of the countries where Childhood´s support is the most needed, as South Africa has one of the highest reported levels of child sexual abuse of any country in the world.
LATVIAIn Latvia, Childhood's focus is how to actively and directly treat and support children who have been sexually abuse.
UKRAINEIn Ukraine we work with helping children from Roma families gain access to an education. We also support the creation of alternatives to large institutions.
BELARUSIn Belarus, the focus for our work is on how to prevent the sexual exploitation of children, and how to treat and support children who are victims of sexual abuse.
RUSSIAIn Russia, Childhood works with projects that in different ways are providing providing support in reforming child welfare services.
USIn the USA Childhood, among other things, support several projects that empower particularly vulnerable children and young people and their networks.
Safe online surfing initiative
The program focuses on the protection of children and adolescents against online abuse and pornography via information and communication technology, and the distribution…Read more
The Infrastructure program
Despite their importance to the economy, major infrastructure projects can have negative impacts on their surrounding populations, including children, who are the most…Read more
Trauma in Children – a handbook
Astrid sits in her classroom and a new substitute teacher comes in. He has a beard and a deep laugh. He reminds Astrid…Read more
Legal Services for Children
Development of ARC (Advocacy, Relationship, Coordination)
In order to stabilize the lives of children and youth and help them realize their full potential, Legal Services for Children (LSC) provides…Read more
Das Netz in Weilheim
Children who have been sexualllay abused are very often traumatized. In order to process the trauma and reduce feelings of anxiety, panic attacks…Read more
E-learning module for young volunteers
The Protestant Youth Organization in Bavaria (EJB) has been working to prevent sexual violence in the region for many years. Their manual “Bei…Read more
Trauma-focused intervention for unaccompanied minors
There has been a major increase in the number of refugees arriving in Germany over the last years, and a significant number of…Read more