UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative on Violence against Children

Commitment, not slogans, key to ending violence against children: UN expert

One billion children—or half the world’s youngsters—are victims of violence, ranging from conflict and humanitarian crises to cyberbullying and recruitment by terrorist groups.

That’s according to UN expert Najat Maalla M’jid who advocates for governments, civil society and other stakeholders to put children at the heart of their policies.  May Yaacoub asked her about progress in the global effort to protect children.

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Immediate investment needed for violence-free world by 2030

Urgent investment is needed in order to reduce violence against children in line with the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.

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