Celebrating Childhood: A journey to end violence against children

Celebrating childhood:

A journey to end violence against children

Preface by Special Representative Santos Pais


October 2017

This book is about what ending violence against children takes, means and brings. It’s a celebration
of childhood and a manifesto for a world where children can grow with dignity and free from violence.
It gathers inspiring testimonies of people whose talent and time are bringing us closer to a world of
nonviolence for all children. The contributors are remarkable people of all ages and backgrounds. They
are visionary leaders and child rights defenders, scholars and artists, all of whom have demonstrated
decisive commitment to build a better world for children.
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