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31 March 2020

Al igual que la violencia, el Covid 19 no diferencia. Nos afecta a todos. Independientemente del género, la riqueza, la edad, la raza, las creencias, todos estamos expuestos a la amenaza. Todos somos víctimas potenciales.

Hoy mi sentir se dirige a los más vulnerable de todos en esta crisis: los niños.

23 March 2020

Our world faces a common enemy: COVID-19. 

The virus does not care about nationality or ethnicity, faction or faith.  It attacks all, relentlessly.

Meanwhile, armed conflict rages on around the world.  

The most vulnerable — women and children, people with disabilities, the marginalized and the displaced — pay the highest price.

12 March 2020

Male, 10 March 2020 - “The President of the Maldives and leadership across the Government have shown strong commitment to the realization of the right of children to live free from violence as enshrined in the Convention on the Rights of the Child and promised in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

09 March 2020

Jakarta, 9 March 2020 - SRSG Maalla M’jid praised the strong leadership of the President of Indonesia in addressing violence againats children during her five day visit to the country.

28 February 2020

Bangkok, 28 February 2020 - SRSG Maalla M'jid speaking at the close of the first ASEAN Regional Conference on Child Online Protection stressed that an enhanced partnership between governments, the tech industry and children themselves was key to tackling the growing problem of online abuse and exploitation in cyberspace. 

21 February 2020

New York, 21 février 2020 -  « Nous sommes profondément préoccupés par les informations faisant état de violences, notamment l'attaque du 14 février contre le village de Ngarbuh, dans la région du Nord-Ouest, qui a fait 23 morts, dont 15 enfants », ont déclaré la Représentante spéciale du Secrétaire général pour les enfants et les conflits armés, Virginia Gamba ;

11 February 2020

 GENEVA (11 February 2020) – States must urgently develop comprehensive strategies to prevent child sexual abuse online and to address both the opportunities and the risks that the Internet presents for children, UN human rights experts* said in a statement marking Safer Internet Day on 11 February 2020.
 

17 December 2019

New York, 16 December 2019 - 2019 has been a year of opportunity. It marked a strategic milestone on the path towards ensuring children’s freedom from violence with the commemoration of the thirtieth anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the most widely ratified United Nations treaty.

02 December 2019

Maputo (Mozambique), 1 December 2019 - On her first visit to Africa since assuming the role of Special Representative, Dr.