A call for the enhanced engagement of children in the digital rights discourse

13 de October de 2014

This year, we celebrate the 25th anniversaries of two very different, but equally significant, events: the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the United Nations General Assembly2 and the invention of the World Wide Web by Sir Tim Berners-Lee. The Convention made an extraordinary promise to children by setting out their civil, political, economic, social, ...

A violence prevention guide for football coaches

13 de October de 2014

#### Coaching boys into men Football can break barriers of discrimination, segregation and racism; bring countries together during times of conflict and crisis; and unite communities across the globe. As a football coach, you have power beyond the pitch. While working with young people in practice drills and during matches, you can teach respect, teamwork, tolerance and integrity.What coaches do ...

Child Protection in Football: What Every Coach Needs To Know

13 de October de 2014

Child protection is the protection of children from abuse, harm or neglect. It is the responsibility of coaches to care for children in such a way that neither they nor others cause harm to children, and to report and record all concerns related to a child being harmed. The contents of this booklet were adapted from the WICB fair play ...

UNICEF Strategic Framework for Sport for Development

13 de October de 2014

UNICEF’s Sport for Development work is rooted in its commitment to ensure every child’s right to play and recreation, as enshrined in Article 31 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, as well as the right to sport, which is specifically contained in other international treaties. As a cross-cutting programme strategy, Sport for Development (S4D) serves as a ...

Hidden in Plain Sight: A statistical analysis of violence against children

19 de September de 2014

Interpersonal violence – in all its forms – has a grave effect on children: Violence undermines children’s future potential; damages their physical, psychological and emotional well-being; and in many cases, ends their lives. The report sheds light on the prevalence of different forms of violence against children, with global figures and data from 190 countries. Where relevant, data are disaggregated ...

Ending Violence Against Children: Six Strategies for Action

19 de September de 2014

Ending Violence Against Children: Six Strategies for Action provides evidence of effective programmes to address violence against children drawn from UNICEF’s decades of experience, and informed by key partners. Case studies from around the globe illustrate how well-crafted prevention and response strategies can reduce the prevalence and impact of violence against children. The report is released as part of the ...