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Violence Against Children: A Hidden Crisis of the COVID-19 Pandemic – Joint Statement from End Violence Against Children

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating impact across the world. Efforts to contain the coronavirus are vital to the health of the world’s population, but they are also exposing children to increased risk of violence – including maltreatment, gender-based violence and sexual exploitation. As leaders of organisations committed to ending violence against children, we [...]

2020-04-08T11:57:34-04:00Wednesday, 8 April 2020|

Children in Immediate Danger as Fighting Escalates in Northeast Syria

New York, 10 October 2019 – Children trapped in conflict areas are extremely vulnerable to the rapid escalation of fighting in northeast Syria, warns the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Virginia Gamba. She calls for  restraint in the conduct of hostilities as children in Syria already live in dire conditions [...]

2019-10-10T11:23:44-04:00Thursday, 10 October 2019|