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28/04/2011

Encuentro internacional sobre violencia contra niños y adolescentes
Paraguay, 28 abr, Agencia Infancia Hoy.- Este jueves 28 y viernes 29 de abril, Asunción será sede del Primer Encuentro Subregional de Seguimiento de las Recomendaciones del Estudio Mundial sobre Violencia contra los Niños y Niñas, un informe que en el 2006 reveló inquietantes...

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27/04/2011

Paraguay es sede de evento sudamericano sobre violencia contra niños y adolescentes

Este jueves 28 y viernes 29 de abril, Asunción será sede del Primer Encuentro Subregional de Seguimiento de las Recomendaciones del Estudio Mundial sobre Violencia contra los Niños y Niñas, un informe que en el 2006 reveló inquietantes informaciones sobre la prevalencia, naturaleza y causas de la...

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20/04/2011

 Violencia hacia los menores existe en todos los niveles sociales

Ayer, la ministra de la Niñez, Liz Torres, dijo que la violencia también es estructural, educacional y que existe violencia hacia los niños, niñas y adolescentes en todos los niveles sociales. “Se ejerce...

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20/04/2011

Dos de cada tres trabajadoras sexuales son menores de 18 años

Según encuesta realizada en el 2010 a menores en edad escolar, 6 de cada 10, reportaron algún tipo de maltrato en el hogar.
La violencia contra niños y adolescentes trasciende países y culturas. Algunas formas extremas de...

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19/04/2011

La violencia hacia los niños y niñas es una realidad preocupante en el Paraguay

El jueves 28 y viernes 29 próximos se realizará el Primer Encuentro Subregional sobre el seguimiento de las recomendaciones del Estudio Mundial sobre la Violencia hacia los Niños, en el Granados Park. En el 2010, la línea 147...

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12/04/2011

Open Letter:

Across the world millions of street children face a daily struggle of abuse, hunger and exclusion as the international community fails to realise their rights.

In India alone there are an estimated 11 million children living on the streets with no access to the most basic of living conditions, whilst in Rwanda 93% of street girls surveyed are reported rape victims.

This is not an issue that...

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11/03/2011

Geneva - At a special event held during the current meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva today, UN experts called for better data and research on violence against children in order to strengthen government action for prevention and response to violence, including legislative reform to prohibit it in all its forms.

Organized by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence...

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09/03/2011

Geneva - Senior child rights experts called on countries to create and strengthen child-sensitive mechanisms where children can seek help and report incidents of violence. “Such mechanisms are still too often unavailable or difficult to access, particularly by vulnerable children,” said Ms. Santos Pais, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children in a...

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01/03/2011

New York - “Educate a boy, and you educate an individual. Educate a girl, and you educate a community,” so goes the oft-quoted African proverb.It is backed by empirical evidence. During a panel discussion on 1 March at the United Nations in New York on tackling violence to secure quality education for women and girls, participants heard that research in some countries shows that an educated girl reinvests 90...

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28/02/2011

New York - The Deputy Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, Ms. Maud de Boer-Buquicchio joined forces with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on violence against children, Marta Santos Pais, at a UN panel discussion in New York.

Both high officials are avid...