All for Children sums up our hopes and dreams and the partnerships we seek to build. All that we do, we do for children… and we work at it with all of our heart, because children deserve nothing less. We believe that all people share in a universal calling to care for all the children of our world, so all of the tools and approaches we offer are designed to bring people together—in all their wonderous diversity—to build a better world for children.
In the spring of 2014, the kidnapping of close to 300 Nigerian schoolgirls ignited a wave of attention and outrage that spread throughout the world. Now, months later, most of the girls are still...
Posted February 28 at 8:00am By World Day of Prayer and Action for Children
This weekend, we are watching a powerful documentary from National Geographic called TOO YOUNG TO WED, documenting photographer Stephanie Sinclair's investigation into the world of child marriage across cultures. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7c_zppPutQw
Barira's story is a sad one, made even sadder by the fact that it is true for millions of girls all over the world: in Niger alone, one out of three girls are married before age 15. Listen to Barira's story and be inspired to end child marriage and end violence against children today.
Posted February 24 at 8:10am By World Day of Prayer and Action for Children
"Before coming here and learning capoeira, I just wanted to fight."
Former child soldiers face great trauma and lasting pain from their years in the midst of armed conflict. Healing comes in various ways, and this wonderful video from UNICEF shows us the healing power of a dance-infused martial art.
Posted February 22 at 8:00am By World Day of Prayer and Action for Children
Not only do they affect “the lives of the girls and communities who are directly concerned,” the report [http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/HRBodies/CEDAW/Report_attacks_on_girls_Feb2015.pdf] said, “they also send a signal to other parents and guardians that schools are not safe places for girls.”