Theme:
  • Violence Against Children
A large proportion of children, our beloved children, are vicitms of violence everyday around the world. This is especially true in Ethiopia, where approximately 99 percent of the children polled in this study said they had encountered violence in their home, school or community.
Theme:
  • Violence Against Children
Approximately 99 percent of the children polled in this study said they had encountered violence in their home, school or community. Physical and humiliating punishment is a violation of children’s fundamental human rights.
Theme:
  • Violence Against Children
The United Nations 2006 World Report on Violence against Children contains a central overarching message: no violence against children is justifiable and all violence against children is preventable.
Theme:
  • Violence Against Children
According to the 2002 global estimate1 on child labour, the percentage of economically active children is higher in Africa than any other region: 48 million children aged five to fourteen, or 29 per cent of children in this age group, work.
Theme:
  • Violence Against Children
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), as many as 40 million children under the age of 15 are victims of violence every year. Almost certainly, this statistic underestimates the problem. It is clear that violence against children is a serious problem and cause of concern.
Theme:
  • Violence Against Children
To understand the concept of violence against girls, it is important to examine it within the broader context of the historical and structural inequalities that exist between men and women in the world.
Theme:
  • Violence Against Children