OUR PROJECTS

THIS MONTH'S PROJECTS

Strengthening A Regions Response

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Persistent insecurity in many Latin American states has led to growing demands on the security sector, in part caused by the increased use of children by criminal organizations.  In many conflicts, organized criminal groups have made a regular practice...

Protecting Children From War-Based Sexual Violence

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Today’s wars are increasingly marked by the widespread and systematic use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. In many conflicts around the world, this weapon is specifically targeted at youth, primarily girls, but also boys. There is also growing re...

Protecting Children From Recruitment

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The conflict in Syria has displaced 6.6 million people within its borders and forced 4.8 million people to seek refuge abroad. Almost 3 million of those are children. Displaced children have missed out on months, or even years, of education and are sig...

THIS MONTH'S PARTNER AGENCY

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The use of children as weapons of war is among the most horrific abuses of our era, and a global threat to international peace and security.  If in the past, children were made to fight in spite of their youth, they are now being made to fight because o...
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THIS MONTH'S THEME

Child Soldiers

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230 million children live in conflict affected countries. Conflict disrupts lives, access to education and employment. When children don’t have basic rights and opportunities, they are more vulnerable to exploitation. This can lead to their particip...
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