Support our work against violence and sexual abuse of children
The signs are rarely this obvious, but an estimated one in five girls and one in ten boys globally has been subjected to sexual abuse. Why don’t we speak up about something that affects so many? Silence is the perpetrator’s best friend. Help us break it!
Childhood works to prevent violence and sexual abuse of children. Support us!
“When a foreigner asks for ‘flowers,’ the prostitutes know that he’s asking for children”
In the end of September, Childhood’s program director Britta Holmberg was in Thailand and Cambodia to launch the project “Say what you saw”… Read more
Childhood opens Germany’s first Barnahus – Childhood-Haus
On September 27, Germany’s first Barnahus (Children´s Advocacy Center) is opening in Leipzig. Queen Silvia of Sweden, the founder of Childhood, will attend… 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.
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
Child protection is an integral part of the medical services at the University Clinic of Leipzig outpatient clinic for children and young people.…Read more
University of Skövde
Interactive board game “Hidden in the Park”
Researchers at the University of Skövde have developed an interactive board game for primary school children. “Hidden in the Park” is a physical…Read more
Girl Zone (Tjejzonen)
Big Sister mentor program online
Tjejzonen works to promote the right of girls to be listened to and to reduce mental health problems among girls between the ages…Read more
Peer Health Exchange
Preventative health program in NYC/ SF schools
Peer Health Exchange (PHE) was founded in 1999 by six Yale undergraduates, who began teaching health workshops in New Haven public schools in…Read more
Five to ten percent of all boys in Germany have experienced sexual violence. It is especially hard for male victims of abuse to ask…Read more
Magnolia cooperates closely with the organization Partnership for Every Child, which, with Childhood’s assistance, has developed a model where children in acute need…Read more