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Hope still stands in Lebanon

Tahaddi Lebanon youth responders

In the last year, Lebanon has been devastated by economic crisis, corruption, and the coronavirus pandemic. Now, the country is mourning a devastating explosion that ripped through the nation’s capital, Beirut, in August. GFC partners INSAN Association and Tahaddi Lebanon share why their country needs to come together to put back the pieces – and to support its young people.

Child trafficking across borders

Sonapur street scene

Before COVID-19, Aleena worked in a garment factory in Gazipur, Bangladesh. During the lockdown, she lost her job and was faced with an impossible choice: send her daughter to India for a job in domestic work, or have too little to sustain her whole family. In this new blog by GFC’s Indrani Chakraborty, learn how COVID-19 is increasing the risk of cross-border child trafficking between India and Bangladesh – for Aleena’s family and thousands more.

Meet Maja and Nicholas

Maja and Nicholas

We’re excited to announce our newest GFC Board members: Nicholas Antonas and Maja Savic. “Maja’s experience leading an organization that GFC has supported for many years reinforces our commitment to serve partners first,” said GFC’s John Hecklinger. “Nicholas has been a committed GFC Global Ambassador who brings deep legal expertise and a passion for creating opportunities for children.” Meet Maja and Nicholas – and learn why they joined the GFC team.


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