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Breaking the Silence on Violence against Indigenous Girls, Adolescents and Young Women: A call to action based on an overview of existing evidence from Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America

This joint report from SRSG-VAC, ILO, UN Women, UNFPA and UNICEF, is a thoughtful contribution to the global agenda to prevent and eliminate violence against indigenous girls, adolescents and young women. It offers valuable insights, positive experiences and comprehensive recommendations, including a set of guiding principles to accelerate progress and inspire further debate and innovative action to protect girls and women from violence in all its forms and in all contexts where incidents may occur. The report is meant to serve as an inspiring reference for consolidating sustainable achievements and building a world where the rights of indigenous children are effectively safeguarded and protection from violence is a reality for all.

Published 2013-05-31