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Find out about the different campaigns we are working on.

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Children & violence related news, reports, events and CRINMAILs.

The UN Study

on Violence against Children and 12 key recommendations

Legal Database

Searchable database of laws related to children’s rights.

''Our Failure to listen to Children has resulted in a failure to respond to their needs...Member States must act now with urgency to fulfil their human rights obligations and other commitments to ensure protection from all forms of violence...all sectors of society, all individuals, share the responsiblity of condeming and preventing violence against children and responding to child victims.'' - Paulo Pinheiro

North Amercia Latin America Caribbean Europe and Central Asia East and Southern Africa Middle East and Northern Africa West and Central Africa East Asia and Pacific South Asia

Latest debates by region

Global
• The International NGO Advisory Council for follow-up to the UN Study on Violence against Children has produced a report entitled 'Five Years On: a global update on violence against children'.
• World Congress III: Against Sexual Exploitation of Children Adolescents 
• Religions for Peace & UNICEF created From Commitment to Action[pdf] a follow up document to the Kyoto Declaration-A Religious Commitment to Confront Violence against Children.

Europe and Central Asia
• Vienna: Promoting Action to Combat Violence Against Children
• Europe: ILO Child Labour Conference
• Ukraine: Council of Europe-Conference on Protecting Women and Children through Human Rights Instruments
• UK: Children are Unbeatable! Alliance


South Asia

• South Asia: Regional follow up consultation on UN Study on Violence Against Children
• South Asia: Regional launch of the International NGO Advisory Council for follow-up to the UN Study on Violence against Children's report 'Five Years On: a global update on violence against children
• Nepal: 3rd South Asia Forum for Ending Violence Against Children
• Bangladesh: Conference on Corporal Punishment


Latin America

• Brazil: Educate, Do Not Punish
• Costa Rica: Parliamentarians act on violence against children in Latin America and the Caribbean


Caribbean
• Jamaica: Sub-regional meeting on follow-up to UN Study
• Jamaica: Violence against children High on the political agenda



North America

• Canada: Repeal 43 Committee


East Asia and Pacific

• East Asia: Regional launch of the International NGO Advisory Council for follow-up to the UN Study on Violence against Children's report 'Five Years On: a global update on violence against children
• New Zealand: The Yes Vote – NZ Referendum on Child Discipline 2009


Middle East and North Africa

• Jordan: Ma'AN Campaign To Reduce Violence in Schools


West and Central Africa

• West Africa: Youth forum Against Violence
• Ghana: IOM Support Trafficked Children Project


East and Southern Africa

• Southern Africa: End corporal and humilitating punishment of children

 

Regional Consultations 

Information on the Regional consultations is available in the box on the right.

 


What was said at the Regional Consultations

East Asia and Pacific - Bangkok, Thailand

South Asia - Islamabad, Pakistan

West and Central Africa - Bamako, Mali

East and Southern Africa - Johannesburg, South Africa

Middle East and North Africa - Cairo, Egypt

Latin America - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Caribbean - Port of Spain, Trinidad

North America - Toronto, Canada

Europe and Central Asia - Ljubljana, Slovenia



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