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Protecting children affected by armed violence in the community

Protecting children affected by armed violence in the community

This report presents insights on the protection of children from armed violence in the community from the July 2015 consultation in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Violence against Children organized, in collaboration with UNICEF and the Government of Honduras, an international expert consultation in Tegucigalpa. The consultation brought together experts on children’s rights, violence prevention, drugs and arms control, representing United Nations agencies, national governments, independent institutions for children’s rights, civil society, religious leaders, academia, the corporate sector and children and young people.

Ending the torment: tackling bullying from schoolyard to cyberspace

Ending the torment: tackling bullying from schoolyard to cyberspace

While there are still many gaps in the data collected on children’s exposure to bullying and on the effectiveness of programmes designed to address it, there is a considerable wealth of information and research that could be shared more widely with all stakeholders. This publication is a contribution to such knowledge-sharing.

The Invisible Costs of Violence against Women for Ecuadorian Micro-enterprises

The Invisible Costs of Violence against Women for Ecuadorian Micro-enterprises

The present study investigates the prevalence and incidence of violence against female micro-entrepreneurs in Ecuador. It then explains how this violence negatively affects Ecuador's economic development. 

Violence against Women and its Financial Consequences for Businesses in Peru

Violence against Women and its Financial Consequences for Businesses in Peru

This study investigates the degree to which violence directed against female employees interferes with the actions of private companies and what their financial losses are accordingly. 

Violence against Women and its Financial Consequences for Businesses in Bolivia

Violence against Women and its Financial Consequences for Businesses in Bolivia

With the aim of demonstrating the costs and impacts of VaW in intimate partner relations for Bolivian businesses, the German Cooperation implemented by GIZ through its regional program “Combating violence against women in Latin America – ComVoMujer”, commissioned the first research study of this kind in Bolivia. The study includes the participation of 31 medium and large enterprises which are pioneers in recognizing the importance of this grave problem which impacts both their organization and employees. 

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