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25 April 2017

Nova Iorque, 25 de Abril de 2017 - Uma nova campanha foi lançada na sede das Nações Unidas para prevenir e acabar com a violência a menores;  custo econômico é calculado em US$ 7 trilhões de por ano.

Crianças se abraçam sobre os escombros em um campo para deslocados internos na Síria. Foto: Unicef/UN013175/Al-Issa

Laura Gelbert Delgado, da ONU News em Nova Iorque.

"Precisamos do mundo inteiro para acabar com a violência a crianças" é o nome de uma nova campanha lançada na sede da ONU, em Nova Iorque.

23 March 2017

Rome, Italy 23 March 2017 – The United Nations envoy advocating an end to violence against children has met with His Holiness Pope Francis to discuss greater cooperation on protecting children from sexual and other forms of violence.

“Accelerating progress in children's protection from violence needs to be at the heart of the actions of every nation, every faith and every person,” said Marta Santos Pais, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Violence against Children, during a private meeting with the Pope this past weekend in Vatican City.

03 June 2016

Ahead of the International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression, marked annually on 4 June, the UN News Centre sat down with Mrs. Santos Pais. The interview touched on the state of the world's children and her work with UN entities, governments, regional organizations and civil society partners to effect positive change.

UN News Centre: Ten years ago, the UN released a global study on violence against children that said the problem was widespread and often underreported. Is the world a safer place for children today?