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Day of Prayer and Action for Children

Day of Prayer and Action for Children

“The World Day of Prayer and Action for Children, celebrated annually on 20 November, is an opportunity for all sectors of society – governments, intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations and religious communities – to work together to end violence against children.  Girls make up at least 50% of children.  Can WGG create awareness of the violence experienced by […]

UNICEF Statement on Child Protection ...

UNICEF Statement on Child Protection in Haiti

UNICEF has grave concerns about child protection in Haiti. In the aftermath of the earthquake, it is very clear that this is a children’s emergency. Nearly 40 percent of Haitians are under the age of 14.  Many children are therefore at risk. The current situation makes children without parental or other family care especially vulnerable. […]

Protecting Children from Sexual Explo...

Protecting Children from Sexual Exploitation in Disasters

ECPAT International’s Manual on Protecting Children from Sexual Exploitation is available in English and Spanish for aid workers in Haiti. French is coming soon. English: http://www.ecpatusa.org/EcpatUSA_PDF/Protecting%20Children%20from%20CSEC%20in%20Disaster_ENG.pdf Español: http://www.ecpatusa.org/EcpatUSA_PDF/Protecting%20Children%20from%20CSEC%20in%20Disaster_SPA.pdf

Preventing further trauma in Haiti!

Preventing further trauma in Haiti!

International community call for use of International Guidelines to ensure maximum protection of children Just weeks after the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution on the Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children, the international community is struggling to provide appropriate care and protection for children and families in the aftermath of the earthquake in […]

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