for Girls (TfG) is a global partnership that brings together the world’s
preeminent public health agencies, governments and the private sector in a
shared commitment to end violence against children, with a particular focus on
sexual violence and girls. Launched at the Clinton Global Initiative in 2009,
with a small secretariat established in 2011, TfG is now active in 21 countries,
using a unique data-driven approach across three pillars of action to support
governments and communities in efforts to eliminate this global scourge and its
partners, working closely with national governments, are contributing across
three pillars of action:
National surveys and data to document the magnitude,
nature and impact of physical, emotional, and sexual violence against children
to inform government leaders, civil society and donors.
coordinated policy and program actions in countries to address issues identified
through the surveys, including legal and policy reform, improved services for
children who have experienced violence and prevention programs.
advocacy and public awareness efforts
to draw attention to the problem and promote evidence-based solutions.