We strategically unite community leaders around mutual challenges, geographies, and opportunities, helping our local partners move out of isolation and into collective impact for children and youth.

Emergency Response

SUPPORTING CHILDREN AFFECTED BY THE CORONAVIRUS

The COVID-19 pandemic presents unprecedented challenges for children and youth worldwide. GFC is quickly disbursing emergency grants to its community-based partners to protect the young people who are most at risk.

 

Featured Initiatives

Ending violence against girls in west africa

With a focus on rural Sierra Leone and Liberia, this two-year initiative aims to address the root causes of violence against girls by empowering adolescent girls to advance their rights.  

Empowering adolescent girls in Central America

This four-year collaboration leverages a cohort of 18 community-based organizations to promote gender equality and advance girls’ rights and opportunities across Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.

Championing the rights of migrant girls

Through the collective work of 12 local partners, this initiative aims to protect the safety and rights of adolescent migrant girls in Central America, Mexico, and the US, while raising public awareness about the challenges and heightened vulnerability these girls face throughout their journey.

COMBATTING CHILD TRAFFICKING IN INDIA

This five-year initiative works to fight trafficking and hazardous labor in India by addressing their root causes, providing direct services to at-risk and affected children, and supporting local actors to take collective action.

COUNTERING CHILD LABOR IN BANGLADESH

Our network of local partners in Dhaka is dedicated to combatting child exploitation and hazardous labor by providing young people with new opportunities, helping them leave dangerous situations, and working to prevent those situations in the first place.

CHANGING GENDER ATTITUDES, EMPOWERING GIRLS

This five-year initiative supports community-based organizations in Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico to encourage boys and young men to support the greater empowerment of girls and young women, leading to healthier and more equitable gender relations.

Exploring Masculinities in England

This pilot collaboration brings together ten community-based organizations across England to engage boys and young men in exploring gender and masculinities and to create positive social change.

Global Fund for Children (GFC) UK Trust, created in 2006, is a UK registered charity (UK charity number 1119544). We work to generate vital income, create new fundraising opportunities, and raise awareness of the invaluable work of GFC’s grassroots grantees. Our aim is to extend the reach of GFC in the United Kingdom, Europe, and beyond.

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