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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 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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Document Child Disciplinary Practices at Home
This report analyses findings on child discipline from 35 MICS and DHS surveys conducted in low- and middle-income countries in 2005 and 2006.
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Document Ending Corporal Punishment of Children – a handbook for worship and gathering
This Study looked in detail at the following settings where violence against children occurs: • the home and family • schools and educational settings • care and justice settings • work settings • the community
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Document Ending Corporal Punishment of Children- a handbook for working with and within religious communities
The handbook refers to examples of religious texts which have been used to justify corporal punishment, but a detailed, scholarly commentary on the different scriptures and religious texts relating to corporal punishment is beyond its scope.
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Document Inter-faith Initiative to End Violence Against Children in Swaziland
Members of 8 faith organisations met to discuss the role of religious organisations in the national response to violence against children.
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Document Channels of Hope - impact case study
Learning from the implementation of Channels of Hope for Child Protection in Malawi.
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Document Learning from the Implementation of Channels of Hope for Child Protection in Malawi
CoH CP is a World Vision project model that motivates and builds capacity in faith leaders and faith communities to engage with key child protection issues.
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