Rädda barnen (Save the children)

The local association of Rädda barnen, had during the activity year 2012-2013, worked with a number of projects on children’s vulnerability and child abuse in Uppsala County.

The work was organised around four seminars, which discussed violence, bullying, child poverty and child labour. A number of people from various child-related organisations in Uppsala participated in the seminars.

The local association provides economic support to:

  • Unaccompanied asylum-seeking minors 
  • Schools for children with intellectual disabilities and resource schools
  • Children with special needs, in collaboration with the Academic Hospital (Akademiska Sjukhuset)
  • Different family centres, with the help of donations
  • Café Genomfarten – an open and drug-free gathering place for the youth.

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