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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.

Convocatoria Concurso de Ideas Innovadoras para la Promoción de Núcleos de Atención a Víctimas

Convocatoria Concurso de Ideas Innovadoras para la Promoción de Núcleos de Atención a Víctimas

La presente iniciativa busca fortalecer las capacidades de instituciones que brindan servicios de asistencia jurídica en ofrecer soporte jurídico, amplio e integrado que atienda las múltiples necesidades de las víctimas mediante la promoción y fortalecimiento de Núcleos de Atención a Víctimas.

Psychological First Aid

Created by Johns Hopkins University

Psychological First Aid

Learn to provide psychological first aid to people in an emergency by employing the RAPID model: Reflective listening, Assessment of needs, Prioritization, Intervention, and Disposition.

Confronting Gender Based Violence: Global Lessons for Healthcare Workers

Created by Johns Hopkins University

Confronting Gender Based Violence: Global Lessons for Healthcare Workers

This course introduces participants from the healthcare sector to gender based violence (GBV), including global epidemiology of GBV; health outcomes; seminal research; and clinical best practices for GBV prevention, support, and management. A core curriculum is supplemented by lectures that contextualize the content with specific examples and programs from around the world.

The Costs of Crime and Violence - New Evidence and Insights in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • 3 February 2017
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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The Costs of Crime and Violence - New Evidence and Insights in Latin America and the Caribbean
Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has shown progress in many socioeconomic areas in the last decade. Between 2004 and 2014, most countries in the region experienced annual growth rates close to 4 percent, poverty rates decreased, and LAC citizens became healthier and better educated. In fact, the Millennium Development Goal of halving, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people living on less than US$1.25 a day was attained in LAC in 2008, seven years early.
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