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At ChildFund New Zealand, children are our why. With help from our supporters and our partners, in a nutshell here's our how...
Like all mums, mother of four Terenga of Betio in Kiribati, wants her children to be safe. But now after taking part in local ChildFund child protection initiatives, she also wants them to be valued and listened to. Terenga welcomes all the...Continue reading
The International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women is this week but sadly the daily reality of domestic abuse still exists for 64% of women in Papua New Guinea. ChildFund Technical Advisor Sally Angelson writes why ChildFund's 1-Tok Kaunselin Helpim Lain in PNG, a helpline for survivors of gender-based violence, is not just important, it's vital.Continue reading
Twenty-five preschool teaches from all around Betio, Kiribati took part in a ChildFund training session on human rights, health, water and sanitation this month. They now are equipped and empowered with information, awareness and skills to take back to their children, students, peers, parents, caregivers and communities.Continue reading
This week marks the International Day against Violence and Bullying at School including Cyberbullying, a day that aims to build global momentum to prevent and address cyberbullying and other forms of online violence involving children and young people.Continue reading
ChildFund New Zealand is implementing a five-year project in PNG with funding from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) and supporters. The project will train teachers at 17 high schools to teach their students about gender equality, violence prevention, consent, and building respectful relationships. We call the programme Rights, Respect, Resilience.Continue reading
We're backing the Get One, Give One campaign! Join us today by supporting Get One, Give One to reduce the vaccine inequality occurring in our current Covid-19 world. Did you know that 39.6% of the world population has received at...Continue reading
World Rugby has announced the appointment of international development agency ChildFund as the principal charity partner for Rugby World Cup 2021, playing in 2022, a first in the history of the premier women’s 15s event.Continue reading
As part of the global ChildFund Alliance, our programmes reach some of the most vulnerable, excluded and deprived children in the world. In this letter, Dina Taddia shares about the recent situation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and what ChildFund is doing.Continue reading
Thanks to nearly NZD $155,000 from New Zealand's Disaster Response Partnership programme, ChildFund will reach 2,000 vulnerable people in Timor-Leste.