violence against children

  • March 15, 2019

    Quakers in Scotland are welcoming a change in the law to move Scotland to becoming a more nonviolent nation.

  • March 19, 2018

    Representatives of UN agencies such as the United Nations Children's Fund and the World Health Organisation have spoken of how religious communities and churches can play a key part in ending violence in early childhood.

  • June 16, 2017

    Participating in a new World Vision campaign called 'It takes a World to End Violence against Children', World Council of Churches Deputy General Secretary Prof. Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri has spoken at a Geneva-based event, reflecting that churches and organisations working together can prevent and address “a tragic reality.”

  • January 17, 2017

    Children face the ongoing violations of their rights worldwide, including poverty, violence and discrimination against them, a senior United Nations human rights official has told the body that monitors implementation of a global treaty on the matter.

  • April 1, 2014

    A briefing by Amnesty International published yesterday documents atrocities commmitted by Boko Haram and the Nigerian security forces.

  • August 23, 2004

    Concerned about the growing plight of children in many parts of Asia, church leaders will gather in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 28-31 August and from 1-4 September in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to evolve a strategy for mobilising churches to take a more active role in overcoming violence against children in both local and national contexts in Asia.