Children Declarations

Manifesto of children and adolescents from Latin American countries taking part in the South American Meeting for Follow-Up to the United Nations Study on Violence against Children and Adolescents

29/04/2011

Manifesto of children and adolescents from Latin American countries taking part in the South American Meeting for Follow-Up to the United Nations Study on Violence against Children and Adolescents.

Asunción, 29 April 2011

" Here in the city of Asunción we have been taking part as delegations of organizations of children and adolescents from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela, sharing reflections and concerns about violence against children and adolescents, and we therefore,

Declaration of the Young Persons of the Caribbean

15/05/2012

Declaration of the Young Persons of the Caribbean

Kingston, Jamaica, 15 May 2012

 

"We, child and youth representatives from the Caribbean have gathered in Jamaica for the Violence against Children Sub-Regional Conference to proclaim the present Declaration:

Violence can be described as using your position of power or strength to inflict intentional damage to someone. This may include emotional or mental damage and not merely the physical.

Violence or any violent environment is not fit for a child. Children are more sensitive than adults realize. Things mean much more to a child than what an adult can see.