Prevention is key! Let's make prevention of abuse and violence against children a global priority

The main objective of this report is to inspire and mobilise NGOs and citizen action to: (i) Create a global culture of prevention; (ii) Increase prevention measures; (iii) Help implement the framework provided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) - a global obligation for governments; (iv) Follow-up on the recommendations of the UN Study on Violence against Children; (v) Empower, inform and facilitate the participation of young people in preventing abuse and violence against them; and, (vi) Lobby governments. The Guide provides practical examples, definitions, facts, various suggestions for NGOs and citizen action, what young people can do, and lobby points for governments.

Published 2010-04-27