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Key Document
Doc Type: SRSG Reports
Language: English, Español
01/11/2016
Settings: Community
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1. Introduction

Armed violence in the community compromises children’s rights and is associated with serious risks for their
development and safety, causing children to be injured, disabled, traumatized, exploited, orphaned, imprisoned and at times killed. Living in a community affected by armed violence has consequences for children who are targeted as well as those who witness or feel threatened by such an environment...

A/71/213
Key Document
Doc Type: SRSG Reports
Language: English, Español, Français, Русский, العربية, 中文
26/07/2016
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The present report of the Secretary-General, submitted in response to General Assembly resolution 69/158, addresses the prevalence of bullying and its impact on children’s rights, reviews measures adopted by Member States and other stakeholders to prevent and respond to this phenomenon, identifies good practices and provides guidance on priority actions to ensure children’s protection from bullying, including cyberbullying.

A/71/206
Key Document
Doc Type: SRSG Reports
Language: English, Español, Français, Русский, العربية, 中文
21/07/2016
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Pursuant to General Assembly resolution 70/137, the present report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children provides an overview of major initiatives and developments to sustain and scale up efforts to safeguard children’s freedom from violence. The report builds on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its target to end all forms of violence against children, and on the...
A/HRC/31/20
Key Document
Doc Type: SRSG Reports
Language: English, Español, Français, Русский, العربية, 中文
05/01/2016
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In the report the Special Representative reviews key developments and initiatives she has promoted to accelerate progress in the protection of children from violence. The report builds upon the decision by the Assembly to renew the mandate of the Special Representative, and upon the opportunities provided by the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the commemoration in 2016 of the tenth anniversary of...

Key Document
Doc Type: SRSG Reports
Language: English
16/10/2015
Settings: Care and justice systems
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1. Introduction

Gender-based violence is a pervasive and devastating manifestation of discrimination against women and girls. International human rights standards, including the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women, and the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel,...

A/70/289
Key Document
Doc Type: SRSG Reports
Language: English, Español, Français, Русский, العربية, 中文
05/08/2015
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Summary

The present annual report provides, pursuant to General Assembly resolution 69/157, an overview of major developments promoted by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children to sustain and scale up efforts to safeguard children’s freedom from violence.


I. Introduction

1. The present report reviews key developments promoted by the...

A/HRC/28/55
Key Document
Doc Type: SRSG Reports
Language: English, 中文
30/12/2014
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The present annual report reviews, pursuant to General Assembly resolution 68/147, key initiatives promoted by the Special Representative. It builds on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the shaping of the post-2015 development agenda, and highlights the potential and risks associated with children’s use of new...

Key Document
Doc Type: SRSG Reports
Language: English
16/10/2014
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Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are developing ever more rapidly, with profound effects upon societies around the world. They bring with them enormous benefits and opportunities, most especially by facilitating access
to the Internet. ICTs are creating new ways of communicating, learning, delivering services and doing business.

For children and youth, who are often...

Key Document
Doc Type: SRSG Reports
Language: English
15/10/2014
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From Foreword

Freedom from violence is critical to achieving a sustainable future in which every child can grow up healthy, well-nourished, resilient, well-educated, culturally sensitive and effectively protected from neglect, abuse and exploitation.

As the target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) draws near, the ...

A/69/264
Key Document
Doc Type: SRSG Reports
Language: English, Español, Français, Русский, العربية, 中文
06/08/2014
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The present annual report provides, pursuant to General Assembly resolution 68/147, an overview of major developments promoted by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children to sustain and scale up efforts to safeguard children’s freedom from violence.
 

I. Introduction

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A/HRC/25/47
Key Document
Doc Type: SRSG Reports
Language: English, Español, Français, Русский, العربية, 中文
03/01/2014
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The present annual report contains a review of key developments and initiatives promoted by the Special Representative to accelerate progress in children’s protection from violence, and identifies efforts required for sustaining and scaling up achievements made.


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Key Document
Doc Type: SRSG Reports
Language: English
17/10/2013
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MESSAGE FOR LAUNCH OF 

“TOWARD A WORLD FREE FROM VIOLENCE - GLOBAL SURVEY ON VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN”
New York, 17 October 2013

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL

Ban Ki-moon

Freedom from fear and violence, and respect for the dignity and inalienable rights of all...

Key Document
Doc Type: SRSG Reports
Language: English, Español, Français
16/10/2013
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The Global Survey is the first comprehensive assessment of progress in preventing and eliminating violence against children since the groundbreaking 2006 UN Study on Violence against Children. The Global Survey was informed by national reports received from more than 100 governments, as well as inputs from regional organizations and institutions, the UN, civil society, children and young...
A/68/274
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Doc Type: SRSG Reports
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06/08/2013
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The SRSG annual report to the General Assembly marks the start of a new phase. It builds upon progress achieved and lessons learned in advancing implementation of the recommendations of the United Nations study on violence against children and it takes into account the priorities identified by the Special Representative for the second term...

A/HRC/22/55
Key Document
Doc Type: SRSG Reports
Language: English, Español, Français, Русский, العربية, 中文
04/01/2013
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This annual report builds upon the decision by the General Assembly to extend the mandate of the Special Representative for a further three years (res. 67/152). As the first report in this new period, the report highlights crucial results achieved and progress promoted in the protection of children from violence, identifying efforts required to...