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Joint report of the Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children

A/HRC/16/56
07/03/2011

The present report is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 13/20 entitled “Rights of the child: the fight against sexual violence against children”. It provides an overview of accessible and child-sensitive counselling, complaint and reporting mechanisms to address incidents of violence, including sexual violence and exploitation, and draws attention to positive developments and persisting challenges. The report also highlights legal obligations, roles and responsibilities of State institutions and other key stakeholders, and makes recommendations for the strengthening of these mechanisms to safeguard children’s right to freedom from all forms of violence.

UN Resolution on the Rights of the Child (A/RES/62/141)

A/RES/62/141
22/02/2008

 General Assembly Resolution 62/141 establishes the mandate of the Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence against Children

Annual Report to the General Assembly - 2010

A/65/262
09/08/2010

This initial report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on violence against children is submitted to the General Assembly in accordance with its resolution 64/146.

On 1 September 2009, Marta Santos Pais assumed her position. In the present report, she recalls the history leading up to the establishment of her position and the scope of her mandate, as defined by the General Assembly in resolution 62/141. She outlines her vision and the priority areas for her work and the strategies she intends to use to achieve progress in implementing the mandate entrusted to her, which builds upon the recommendations of the United Nations study on violence against children (see A/61/299).

Report of the independent expert for the United Nations study on violence against children

A/61/299
29/08/2006

This report, which is based on the in-depth study of Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro, independent expert appointed by the Secretary-General pursuant to General-Assembly resolution 57/90 of 2002, provides a global picture of violence against children and proposes recommendations to prevent and respond to this issue. It provides information on the incidence of various types of violence against children within the family, schools, alternative care institutions and detention facilities, places where children work and communities. The Study is accompanied by a book which provides a more detailed account of the Study.

Combatiendo la violencia en las escuelas: Una perspectiva global - Reduciendo la brecha entre los estándares y la práctica

08/03/2012

Combatiendo la violencia en las escuelas: Una perspectiva global  

Reduciendo la brecha entre los estándares y la práctica

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Representante Especial Marta Santos Pais