All: Understanding and preventing sexual violence

Linda, grade 8 student. Image credit: PEPFAR Kenya.

Champions for change

The photo exhibition, “Champions for change”, brings together personal stories showcasing how individual action can lead to a collective and forceful nationwide movement against gender-based violence.

Flovian DREAMS project
Flovian, a participant of PEPFAR's DREAM Programme in Kenya.

Girls with DREAMS

Across Kenya, PEPFAR’s DREAMS partnership is supporting young women to lead safe and healthy lives free from HIV.

Safeguarding in sports
Children playing football as part of a UNICEF-supported project for vulnerable children in Maramvya site for internationally displaced people, Bujumbura suburbs. The project implemented by Sport Sans Frontieres, an international NGO, aims to educate through sports activities. Photo: UNICEF/UNI123577/Krzysiek.

International safeguards for children in sport

A prudent intervention on the adoption of safeguarding policies and procedures for child and youth-serving organizations

Stewards of children training sv solutions

Stewards of children training

A prudent intervention providing education and awareness-raising for adults who interact with children.

Families for safe dates program

Families for safe dates

The aim of Families for Safe Dates, a family-based safe dating program, is to motivate and facilitate the conversation between adolescents and their caregivers about dating violence.

A Breeze of Hope

A Breeze of Hope

In the valley of Cochabamba, Bolivia, A Breeze of Hope Foundation is giving an unprecedented, and life-changing, voice of support to victims of childhood sexual violence.

Coaching boys into men

Coaching boys into men

A program that recognizes and encourages coaches' unique position to impact positive attitudes and behaviors, and challenge toxic masculinity

Alembe at the Kigamboni Community Centre library
Alembe, coordinator, Kigamboni Community Centre. Photo: Together for Girls/Alexandra Tucci Thomas/TanzaniaPhoto: Together for Girls/Alexandra Tucci Thomas/Tanzania

Safe Heroes: Kigamboni Community Centre, Tanzania

“My dream for these children is for them to reach their own dreams according to their own desires.”

Hancy and Janeth Safe Heroes
Hancy and Janeth, activist, Tanzania. Photo: Together for Girls/Alexandra Tucci Thomas/Tanzania.

Safe Heroes: Janeth and Hancy, activists, Tanzania

“What gives us hope is how we are rescuing these children. If I stop doing this, who will?”

Oliver & Enesi Safe Heroes
Oliver and Enesi, peer educators, Tanzania. Photo: Together for Girls/Alexandra Tucci Thomas/Tanzania.

Safe Heroes: Enesi and Oliver, peer educators, Tanzania

“My request is that we reach more girls all over Tanzania. They need to know that there is a safe space to talk. We’re here.”

Janisa, DREAMS Ambassador, Tanzania. Photo: Together for Girls/Alexandra Tucci Thomas/Tanzania.

Safe Heroes: Janisa, DREAMS Ambassador, Tanzania

“My salon is famous within the community. People are brought to me even if I don’t know them because they know that I am a champion for the victims of sexual violence.”

Dr Fatma Ali Haji_Safe Heroes
Dr Fatma Ali Haji, clinical officer. Photo: Together for Girls/Alexandra Tucci Thomas/Tanzania.

Safe Heroes: Mnazi Mmoja, Zanzibar

“With the one stop center, more victims get the services they need on time, right away."