Help us support children in Uganda and Kenya return to school in the New Year, ensuring they are safe and giving them the opportunity for a brighter future.
The awful impact of this pandemic around the world has not been distributed equally. Lockdown poverty has forced desperate families to marry off under-age daughters to ease expenses. Increasing numbers of girls are undergoing Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) as communities return to traditional customs.
Please donate now to protect those most at risk during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The economic fallout of the pandemic is placing additional stress on families, so girls are at a greater risk of exploitation and gender-based violence. We are seriously concerned that all of the progress made to date regarding the rights of children, particularly girls, will be lost.
Adolescent girls experience the worst effects of COVID-19 pandemic.