UN Report : One Billion children experience violence annually

UN Report on children experience violence

  • UN has issued a rport based on “Global Status Report on Preventing Violence Against Children 2020”. report says that over 1 bn children are presently affected by physical, sexual or psychological violence.
  • Due to COVID-19 lockdown, the situation are being more worsen that put many youngsters into stuck with their abusers.
  • World Health Organisation (WHO) and the UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched this report on children.
  • report studies on 155 nations against the “INSPIRE” framework and is a set of seven strategies to prevent and respond to violence against children.

What is INSPIRE mean?

it was Launched in 2016, INSPIRE is called a set of seven evidence-based strategies for nations and communities working to removing violence against children in the country.  INSPIRE is an acronym, with each letter representing a strategy: 

  • I stands for the implementation and enforcement of laws
  • N stands for norms and values
  • S standsfor safe environments
  • P standsfor parent and caregiver support
  • I standsfor income and economic strengthening
  • R stands for response and support services
  • E stands for education and life skills. 

About UNESCO:
Headquarters: Paris, France
Head: Audrey Azoulay
Founded: 16 November 1945
Formation: 4 November 1945

About UNICEF:
Headquarters: New York
Head: Henrietta H. Fore
Founded: 11 December 1946
Executive Director– Henrietta Holsman Fore

About WHO:
Heads: Tedros Adhanom, Soumya Swaminathan, Jane Ellison
Founded: 7 April 1948
Headquarters– Geneva, Switzerland
Director general– Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Chief Scientist– Soumya Swaminathan

About End Violence Against Children:
Executive Director– Howard Taylor
Headquarter– New York, US

UN Report on children experience violence

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