The Fund has granted financial support to 43 projects
Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
- Capital Humano y Social (CHS) Alternativo ($825,000) is training front line workers in Peru to provide integral care for victims.
- Child Fund Australia ($514,000) is training children, their families, internet café operators, and educators in Vietnam on prevention of online violence, via trained young people.
- International Justice Mission ($1,000,000) is supporting law enforcement officials in Cebu, Philippines on investigations and rescue operations to rehabilitate children and bring perpetrators to justice.
- Internet Watch Foundation ($449,000) is creating reporting portals to remove online child sexual abuse images and videos for 30 least developed countries.
- Oficina de defensoría de los derechos de la infancia ($318,000) is training child lawyers and case workers in Mexico to protect children and demand specific actions from justice institutions.
- PANIAMOR Foundation ($998,000) is providing prevention training to children, families, and service personnel, and developing a 911 emergency response system in Costa Rica.
- Plan International UK ($1,000,000) is providing access to victim-focused investigation and recovery support services in Manila and Quezon City, Philippines, and working with telecommunications companies to comply with laws and regulations.
- Red PaPaz ($996,000) is developing tools to train government judicial, prosecution, and police officials on how to support and legally represent victims and their families in Colombia.
- SAIEVAC ($296,000) is developing a regional framework in South Asia for response and supporting corresponding national mechanisms, and introducing legislation in at least two member states.
- Save the Children Sweden ($369,000) is training children, parents, teachers, and social workers in Peru on prevention and judicial personnel on victim identification and support.
- UNICEF Albania ($1,000,000) is supporting the Government to identify, rescue, and support child victims; investigate and prosecute cases; report and remove online child sexual abuse materials; and providing training on prevention.
- UNICEF East Asia and Pacific ($722,000) is improving regional training capacity on prevention; engaging the telecommunications industry to block and remove online content; and supporting evidence generation and exchange visits.
- UNICEF Jordan ($999,000) is strengthening national cybercrime capacity to train judicial officials; establish a sex-offender and national child exploitation image database; provide end-to-end support services to victims; and develop a consolidated reporting helpline.
- UNICEF Namibia ($631,000) is supporting the Government to establish a comprehensive legal framework; strengthen the criminal justice sector to identify and counsel victims; provide survivor services; investigate and prosecute perpetrators; and promote reporting through an online portal.
- UNICEF Uganda ($978,000) is supporting the Government’s creation of an oversight committee; strengthening investigation and protection through legislation and training; and providing victim support and helpline reporting.
The following grants began in early 2018
- Council of Europe ($1,000,000) will train law enforcement officials and provide awareness-raising campaigns in 10 countries in Eastern Europe.
- ICMEC and Child Helpline International ($855,000) are conducting needs assessments, legislative reviews, and in-person/online training on prevention, response and support services in five countries.
- Save the Children Denmark ($418,000) is developing a National Action Plan with the Sri Lankan Government and other national stakeholders educate children on prevention and support services.
- The Palestinian Center for Democracy and Conflict Resolution ($505,000) is preparing a National Strategic Plan to increase protection capacity and children, parent, and caregiver understanding on prevention in the State of Palestine.
- Thorn ($700,000) is developing a tool to improve law enforcement's ability to identify, investigate and find child victims and key actors who produce child sexual abuse materials on the Dark Web.
- UNICEF, Save the Children, and International Forum of Solidarity ($1,000,000) in Bosnia and Herzegovina are increasing family, community, service provider and law enforcement capacity on prevention, response, and prosecution as well as developing telecommunications standards.
- UNICEF Child Protection – Programme Division ($999,000) is developing and provide global advocacy, guidance/tools, knowledge sharing, an online platform, and engagement with global and national telecommunications companies.
- UNICEF with PLAN Dominican Republic ($999,000) is increasing understanding among children and educational institutions.
- UNICEF Ghana ($999,000) is supporting development of a National Plan of Action to increase law enforcement capacity, children and young people's digital literacy, and the telecommunication sector's corporate social responsibility and self-regulation.
- UNICEF Kenya ($995,000) is developing and implementing the National Plan of Action via training of the justice sectors; awareness raising of children, families and communities, and interactive campaigns.
- UNICEF Madagascar ($1,000,000) is increasing knowledge of children, families and communities, including strengthening the national helpline, and a national task force on Online Child Protection.
- UNICEF Mongolia ($471,000) is supporting integrated Government services for child victims, improving helpline reporting and referrals, executing a national gender-sensitive education programme, and engaging the telecommunications industry to develop solutions.
- UNICEF South Africa ($1,000,000) is building knowledge and skills, strengthening legislation, and engaging with industry to implement online safety standards.
- UNICEF Tanzania ($952,000) is building the capacity of children, teachers, parents, and service providers' and the national task force to coordinate and implement the multi-sectoral Plan of Action.
- World Health Organization ($306,000) will conduct four systematic reviews on prevention and response to support evidence-based programme implementation by governments and civil society organizations globally.
- World Vision Vietnam ($681,000) is strengthening prevention, increasing access to treatment and care, and enhancing community understanding.
Humanitarian (March 2018 onward)
- International Rescue Committee ($540,000) is providing psychosocial support and structured learning and positive parenting training sessions within camps and host communities.
- Mines Advisory Group ($540,000) is providing risk reduction education and training teachers, while maintaining a contamination database, and hazardous area maps.
- Street Child ($540,000) is providing case management for unaccompanied and separated children; positive parenting training for alternative caregivers; community reintegration support; livelihood support and access to education.
- Terre des Hommes ($540,000) is providing case management for children at risk and victims and psychosocial support for children and caregivers.
- UNICEF Nigeria ($540,000) is providing reintegration assistance for children formerly associated with armed groups through the creation of a transit center, and advocating with the Government of Nigeria to treat these children primarily as victims of violations and not as alleged perpetrators.
- Association for Volunteers in International Service ($495,000) is improving case management and access to protection and legal services, including birth registration.
- Lutheran World Federation ($561,000) is providing psychosocial and recreational support.
- Save the Children Norway ($596,000) is providing registration and case management in refugee settlements and host communities, and strengthening knowledge and skills.
- Transcultural Psychosocial Organisation ($557,000) is training front line workers on mental health and psychosocial support and providing case management support to children with special needs.
- UNHCR Uganda ($107,000) is identifying children at risk, including separated and unaccompanied children and child survivors of sexual and gender-based violence, through Best Interest Determination processes.
- UNICEF Uganda ($79,000) is supporting partners with minimum standards of service delivery.
- World Vision Uganda ($307,000) is providing teenage mothers and victims of gender-based violence with skills training and capacity building to facilitate case management and referral.