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About Children Change Colombia

Children Change Colombia has been working since 1991 to defend children's rights in Colombia.

We are the UK's largest charity working exclusively in Colombia.

We aim to:

  • Defend the rights of the children most at risk by:
    - keeping them safe from immediate harm
    - defending their rights in the long term

  • Tackle neglected issues that few others address

  • Strengthen children's organisations in Colombia

We work in partnership with local children's organisations who have a proven record in defending the rights of children most affected by poverty, inequality and conflict.

With our partners, we protect these children from violence, sexual exploitation and neglect, keep them out of the hands of armed groups, and help them demand change. Importantly, we also work with adults - parents, teachers, policy makers – to help them keep children safe now and protect them in the long-term.

You can read more about the neglected issues we are working on right now here.

 

Note: we aim to update these figures in May/ June each year, as it takes time to collate the data provided by our partners.