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Document We can help each other
Based on discussions at the World Council of Churches consultation on children, 19-21 May 1996.
Located in Resources / / Public Witness / Rights of Children
Document 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence
We have joined together as a faith-based coalition to focus on ending violence against girls and young women in education.
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Document Overview on UN human rights mechanisms which can be used by churches
Through a mechanism called the Universal Periodic Review, the Human Rights Council reviews, on a periodic basis, the fulfilment by each of the 193 United Nations Member States of their human rights obligations and commitments.
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Document Ending Violence Against Children: six strategies for action
This report has a simple and urgent goal: to connect decision-makers and relevant actors with strategies that prevent and respond to violence in the lives of children.
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Document Call to churches to defend and protect children
Decision of the Central Committee, Geneva, 12-20 September 1996.
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 1996
Document Statement on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
Adopted by the Central Committee, Geneva, 11-19 September 1997.
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 1997
Document Speech for the ACT Alliance Assembly 2014
WCC general secretray's speech for the ACT Alliance Assembly held from 21-24 October 2014 in Punta Cana, The Dominican Republic.
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Document Engaging children/youth in the implementation of the Churches’ Commitments To Children
Collaboration with Children and Adolescents in the Implementation of “CHURCHES’ COMMITMENTS TO CHILDREN”: Suggestions, Background materials, and Templates for consultations
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Document Good Practices Series: Massa-Massar, the Journey
Programmes on interfaith learning are important in Israel because they fill a gap in the educational system. Published in part by Arigatou Foundation.
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Document From Commitment to Action
"Religions for Peace", UNICEF, religious leaders and child protection specialists developed this guide as a tool to support religious' communities work to promote child rights and prevent violence against children.
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