El Patronato Nacional de la Infancia — PANI, or the National Board of Children — is the governing body on the rights of children and youth in Costa Rica, and it has been campaigning against inappropriate relationships since 2017.
The Inter-American Institute of Children and Adolescents of the Organization of American States (IIN / OAS) and Child Helpline International are celebrating International Child Helpline Day 2018 with the launch of a joint publication focusing on child helplines working within the framework of integral protection systems in the Americas and the Caribbean region.
The theme of this year’s International Child Helpline Day is “Inclusion and Technology for Children’s Well-being”, and we’ve been hearing from our network of child helplines around the world how they are using technology in inclusive, creative ways.
The Danish Helpline “BørneTelefonen” uses a lot of different technologies and media to reach different target groups: toll-free telephone lines, SMS text messaging, and a website where children can chat and give each other advice.
Since 2015 Greece has been at the forefront of a mass influx of refugees and migrants who flee war, persecution and economic adversities in their countries in search of a safe heaven and a better future in Europe.
In Kenya, there are 51.1 million internet users in a country of about 45 million people, interacting and transacting from the comfort of their own homes, using phones and other technology.