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19 Days of Activism for prevention of violence against children and Youth1-19 Nov. 2017
1.Nov.17 - 19.Nov.17




The 19 Days Campaign is a WWSF initiative launched in 2011 by the Children-Youth Section and sponsored by the Women's World Summit Foundation - WWSF and other partners.

As a multi-issue coalition of diverse partners using the 19 Days Campaign as an organizing strategy in the fight against at least one of the 19 abuse/violence issues presented in the list of campaign themes, you help create a world fit for children by:

  • Raising public awareness of the multi-faceted problem of abuse and violence
  • Mobilizing agents for change, organizations, institutions and grassroots faith-based groups
  • Educating for better prevention measures
  • Strengthening local, national and international initiatives
  • Establishing collaboration with other campaign partners
  • Creating support at the national, regional and international level
  • Linking prevention with the Convention on the rights of the child and the UN Study on violence against children 
  • Lobbying governments to implement UN Study recommendations and in particular "prioritize prevention"
  • Lobbying governments to increase investment for prevention of violence against children and youth, in particular national civil society initiatives and Child Rights organizations and advocates.



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