New report sheds light on sexual violence affecting boys in Zimbabwe

This 18th November, on the World Day for Prevention, Healing and Justice to End Sexual Violence Against Children and Adolescents, a new report from Family for Every Child highlights the underreported issue of sexual violence affecting boys in Zimbabwe; in an effort to improve the lack of understanding around this topic. Read more

Cop26: Local civil society must be involved in climate discussions

As the United Nations Cop26 climate change summit takes place in Glasgow, we urge decision-makers to take steps to include local civil society actors in discussions. Read more

Family at the UN Day of General Discussion on Children’s Rights and Alternative Care

This September, we supported children and young people from a diverse range of the communities we work in around the world to share their lived experiences of care as well as the experiences of our alliance members working on the front line at the United Nations Day of General Discussion (DGD). Read more

Family Matters August 2021

Read our latest issue of Family Matters. We are proud to share with you some of the ways we’ve been working to build a world in which children and families everywhere have access to the support they need to survive and thrive. Read more

Family for Every Child’s Statement on the Crisis in Afghanistan

The growing crisis in Afghanistan has seen more than 250,000 people leaving their homes in the last few weeks as families seek safety from the rapidly deteriorating security situation. Read our statement. Read more

"Children are isolating alone after their parents have died" – India's Covid crisis

India's Covid crisis is devastating lives. Here's what we're doing and how you can help. Read more

BBC Radio 4 Appeal

Lemn Sissay makes the Radio 4 appeal on our behalf. Hear him talking about how we support families to stay together. Read more

Connecting the world’s Changemakers to improve children’s lives

Introducing Changemakers for Children – a place for frontline professionals to learn from each other, discuss and solve problems collaboratively, access helpful resources and build new connections in the sector. Read more

Blue Umbrella Day: Raising awareness of sexual violence affecting boys

Blue Umbrella Day is an international day that draws attention to the need to better protect boys against sexual abuse, assault and exploitation. Join us this 16th April to make change happen. Read more

Stop the bloodshed in Colombia: an urgent call for change

Family for Every Child calls on the Colombian government to urgently increase protection for communities, following the murder of 15 young people by armed groups in recent weeks. Read more

How We Care is launched! By practitioners, for practitioners

An initiative to shine a light on outstanding programmes and projects delivered by Family’s Changemakers across the globe. Read more

Calling on the UK Government to reconsider the merger of international aid and foreign policy departments

We believe that the merger of the standalone UK body for international aid – the Department for International Development (DFID) – with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) will damage the ability of the UK to provide aid that is truly led by humanitarian needs alone. Read our statement. Read more

Black Lives Matter

We believe that strength is borne from unity. From finding a common goal and from making change happen together. We actively value diversity of race, ethnicity and colour. Read more

Santiago’s cycle up Everest for Family for Every Child

Climbing the world’s highest mountain on an exercise bike? It’s quite the challenge – and Santiago, a supporter of Family for Every Child in Mexico, is taking it on to raise money for our Coronavirus Emergency Response Fund. Read more

COVID-19 knows no borders

Read our statement on Children on the Move in the context of COVID-19 Read more

COVID-19 Update

Many of our member organisations are struggling to come to terms with the evolving impact of Coronavirus. Thank you for helping them to keep on fighting. Read more

Dialogue for Peace in Colombia

Family supported a week of events in Colombia titled ‘Intergenerational and Intercultural Dialogue for the Construction of Peace and the Right to the Truth’ organised by Taller de Vida and their partner organisation Madre. Family members CONACMI (Guatemala) and Children’s Assistance Programme (Liberia) joined the week and shared in the exchange of experiences of peace building within countries and communities that have faced socio-political violence. Read more


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Chasing dreams: The lost childhoods of young migrants in Nepal

Is a childhood still really a childhood, if the child is living on the street? Read more

New Guidelines: Foster Care in Islamic Contexts

Two major challenges are often faced when promoting foster care as a potential alternative care solution in non-western countries, and Islamic contexts in particular. The first is linked to religious beliefs, cultural values and social norms, and the second is more a question of how foster care is conceived of and promoted in practice. Read more

Family Week: Updates from our members

All around the world, our members stand up for children’s rights everyday. Read more