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Tehran Times - Violence against children is underestimated: UNICEF
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06/07/2011

Around the world, between 500 million and 1.5 billion children suffer some form of violence every year. A new report from UNICEF details how the world is failing the most vulnerable members of society.

Each year about 70 percent of all children worldwide are victims of violence in one of its many forms, including beatings said the UN Special Representative on violence against children, Marta Santos Pais, in Berlin recently.

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Violence against Children Still a Global Challenge
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04/07/2011

United Nations officials spoke in Germany about contemporary problems with violence against children in Germany and across the world.

The United Nations’ Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned that violence against children may be underestimated. According to a new report, some 500 million to 1....

Spiegel Online: Marta Santos Pais
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30/06/2011

 

Sexuelle Erniedrigung, Schläge, Zwangsarbeit: Gewalt gegen Kinder ist allgegenwärtig, vor allem in armen Ländern. In Europa ist die Situation besser - doch auch hier sind Übergriffe laut Unicef keine Ausnahme. Allein in Deutschland nahmen die Jugendämter 33.700 Minderjährige in Obhut.

Hamburg - Laurent* aus der...

Focus online Marta Santos Pais
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30/06/2011

 

Missbrauch und Schläge: Der Unicef-Report 2011 offenbart, dass weltweit bis zu 1,5 Milliarden Kinder körperlich missbraucht werden. Die Kinderschutzorganisation moniert, dass zu wenige Staaten ihre kleinen Bürger per Gesetz schützen.

Statt Hausarrest und Fernsehverbot setzt es Schläge: Der Unicef-Kinderreport 2011 offenbart, dass in Entwicklungs- und Schwellenländern drei von vier unter 14-Jährigen in ihren Familien...
Panel discussion on engaging faith-based organizations- Marta Santos Pais
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30/06/2011

NEW YORK- The Permanent Representative of Chile to the UN, H.E. Mr. Octavio Errazuriz, opened this lunch time programme in Conference Room 2. Also participating were Ms. Marta Santos Pais, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence Against Children; Dr. Susan Bissell, Associate Director, Child Protection Section, Propgramme Division, UNICEF; Mr. Kul Chandra Gautam, Convening Chair, World Day of...

First Lady, Bettina Wulff and SRSG Santos Pais at the launch of UNICEF report
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30/06/2011

 Berlin - The study "Kinder vor Gewalt schützen" ["Protecting Children from Violence"] was launched in Berlin, in a press conference sponsored by the German National Committee for UNICEF with the participation of First Lady, Ms. Bettina Wulff....

Experts recommend involvement of all actors to prevent violence in schools
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28/06/2011

Oslo - At the conclusion of a two day meeting on the theme of “Tackling Violence in Schools”, experts in child rights joined together to call for a holistic, child-centred approach to prevent and address all forms of violence against children in schools. They urged all actors, from national government to local authorities, school administrators, teachers, local communities, parents and children themselves to work...

Panel Discussion on Engaging Faith-Based Organizations to "Stop Violence against
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24/06/2011

Panel Discussion on Engaging Faith-Based Organizations to "Stop Violence against Children"
The panel was organized by the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children , under the auspices of the Permanent Mission of Chile to the United Nations, in cooperation with UNICEF and the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children.

 

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Statement by the SRSG on Violence against Children on the Adoption of ILO Conven
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22/06/2011

The Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence against Children warmly welcomes the adoption by the annual Conference of the International Labour Organization (ILO) of a new international convention which will contribute to improving the...

SRSG welcomes adoption of a new protocol to the Convention Photo:Miguel Caldeira
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21/06/2011

"The adoption by the Human Rights Council of a new Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child is an historical and commendable decision.

The new protocol will enable children to challenge the violation of their human rights and will consolidate the international system of acountability for human...