The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children includes organizations from every sector, and children themselves – uniting their voices, actions and resources in a unique collaboration focused solely on ending violence against all children.

The Partnership is guided by a high-level Board and a senior-level Executive Committee that oversees the work of the Secretariat.


Highest body of the Partnership

Representing the wide-ranging and diverse nature of the Partnership, Board members are eminent individuals who lend the Partnership the influence, access and range of perspectives it needs to secure political and financial support to end violence against children in all countries.

Members list

Executive Committee

Senior experts advising technical operations

Under the ultimate authority of the Board, the Executive Committee acts as a forum for debate and development of the strategic agenda for the Partnership, as well as for engagement and involvement of key working-level representatives of the partners – increasing ownership of strategy, policies and operations among partners.

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Leading operations

The Secretariat is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Partnership, supporting the operations of the Board and Executive Committee, and the associated Fund

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Our History

Our progress

From start-up to scale-up.

27 September 2018

New Strategy

The End Violence Board approved our new strategy for 2019-2021. Building on progress made in the first two years of the Partnership, we are now well positioned to scale the impact of the Global Partnership in the next 3 years.

14-15 February 2018

Solutions Summit

The first Solutions Summit was held in Stockholm, Sweden. It was a crucial meeting in our common responsibility to combat violence against children. It brought together, every two years, governments, the UN, civil society, the private sector, academics and children themselves to design and share bold solutions for preventing and responding to violence against boys and girls

12 July 2016

End Violence launched

The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children and its associated fund are launched to help achieve an ambitious undertaking; ending violence against children in every country, every community and every family. The launch event took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York and saw attendance of government ministers, the U.N. secretary-general, young people from Central America, foundation and civil society leaders.

25 September 2015

Sustainable Development Goals

World leaders made a commitment to end all forms of violence against children by 2030, as part of the Sustainable Development Goals. This moment presents an historic opportunity to unite the world behind a global, national and local movement to protect the world’s most precious asset; its children.