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

Newsletters

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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

Digital storytelling for transformation – new report released

Digital storytelling for transformation (DST) is a creative process through which individuals use their own images and words to create short films which depict or describe an element of their lives. The technique allows for feelings and insights to be shared through a first-person narrative and for a personal story to be told. Read more

Trauma-Informed Practice Conference

On 25-26 September 2019, Family for Every Child worked with the International Centre for Therapeutic Care, which is a part of our member Mulberry Bush, and the Institute of Recovery from Childhood Trauma to put on a conference in Birmingham, UK. Read more

Our statement on the boarding school fire in Liberia

Family for Every Child stands with the people of Liberia as they mourn the death of the 27 children who died in the boarding school fire near the city of Monrovia. We extend our deepest condolences to the families of the children who died, and to all those who have suffered. Read more

United For Boys: our new campaign launches today

Today we’re excited to launch our new campaign to create a better future for children and families. Read more

Ideas and actions for a society without violence: Chilean Child Abuse Conference open for delegate registration

On January 9th – 11th our member organisation in Chile, ​Paicabi​, will be co-convening the ​Chilean Conference on Child Abuse and Child Sexual Abuse ​taking place in Viňa del Mar. Read more

Caring for boys and girls affected by sexual violence through integrated, targeted services

Globally, millions of girls and boys affected by sexual violence are in critical need of quality, effective services. Family for Every Child understands and promotes the critical role of parents and caregivers in protecting boys and girls from sexual violence and supporting their recovery, and calls attention to the heightened risk of sexual violence for particular groups of children. Read more

Our commitment to safeguarding children

Since its inception, Family for Every Child has been acutely aware of the risks that children and vulnerable adults can be exposed to in humanitarian situations and in all contexts in which charitable organisations work worldwide. To prevent and protect against such risks, we have always been committed to the highest level of safeguarding, and zero tolerance of any form of abuse or exploitation. Read more

Children on the Move – Statement

Family for Every Child welcomes the report of the United Nations Secretary General, dated October 5 2017, on children and armed conflict around world, including countries where member organisations of our Alliance are present. Read more

Our call for more investment in families in humanitarian and development aid

Speaking at the DIHAD 2017 conference, our Chairman, James Kofi Annan, called on decision-makers and policymakers to to invest more in families in times of crisis and disasters, “The best mechanism to protect a child from trafficking and exploitation and abuse and child labour and from living on the streets is for them to grow up in a strong and effective and supported and safe family,” he said. Read more