Moderator for the NGO Floor in Children’s House
is The Child Abuse Prevention Network
Welcome to the NGO Floor in
The NGO Floor in Children’s House is dedicated to developing effective
links among children-serving non-governmental organizations around the world.
Initially, we ask you to join us in the development of a catalog of Websites.
These are divided into two categories: International NGOs and Country Based
NGOs. If you have suggestions of key websites involved with children’s issues
around the world, please feel free to submit them for consideration. We will
append accepted nominations underneath the form you find below.
International NGOs involved with children’s issues
- The Clearinghouse on Internetional Developments in Child, Youth and Family
Policies: The Clearinghouse
provides cross-national, comparative information about the policies, programs,
benefits and services available in the advanced industrialized countries to
address child, youth, and family needs.
- The Official home page of the International
Save the Children Alliance.
The site has a focus on the THREE MAIN PRIORITY THEMES: The Convention on
the Rights of the Child, Children, Poverty and the International Economic
System, Children in Armed Conflict and Displacement. It also contain links
and addresses to national organisations in the ISCA network.
- Plan International
Started during the Spanish Civil War in 1937 and thereafter known as Foster
Parents Plan for War Children, PLAN International is now one of the world’s
largest and most experienced child-focused development organisations.
- Christian Children’s Fund
In 1938, a man in Richmond, Virginia launched an appeal. Would the citizens
of the world reach out to help the children orphaned by the Sino-Japanese
War? As they say, the rest is history. In the sixty years since then, Christian
Children’s Fund has been supported by generosity of sponsors the world over.
And Christian Children’s Fund has helped children from every hemisphere to
overcome the ravages of war, natural disasters, and disease.
- European Network on Street Children Worldwide
with:Street Children News, Action Alerts, Street Children Links, Press Releases
This link leads to the site of CARE USA, but has links to the sites of the
CARE organizations in ten other countries.
- The Aga Khan Foundation
The Aga Khan Foundation is an international family of non-profit development
agencies. Its twelve offices, coordinated from Geneva, work together to help
people in search of better lives for themselves and their communities. It
was established in 1967 by His Highness the Aga Khan, 49th Imam of the Ismaili
van Leer Foundation
The Bernard van Leer Foundation is a private institution based in the Netherlands.
It takes its name from Bernard van Leer, a Dutch industrialist who died in
1958 and gave his worldwide enterprise for humanitarian purposes. The Foundation’s
income is derived from this multinational enterprise – Royal Packaging Industries
Van Leer – whose core business is the manufacture of packaging products. In
accordance with its statutes, the Foundation gives preference in project support
to countries in which the enterprise is established.
Country Based NGOs
- La Asociacion Chilena
para Naciones Unidas – ACHNU
una organizacion no gubernamental afiliada a la Federacion Mundial Pro
Naciones Unidas con sede en Ginebra, Suiza. Contains information on various
child related projects. In Spanish.
- Children Of Persia
established in 1999, is a non-profit, charitable organization with the
simple objective to help with and to provide health care, education and facilities
to promote the well-being of needy children in Iran. Children of Persia has
no affiliation with any religious, political or secular organizations.
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