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27
Oct

Gender Dimension of the Sale and Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in Sport of Boys and Children Who Identify Outside of the Gender Binary

08:00 am
Online
Organizer: Centre for Sports and Human Rights

Gender Dimension of the Sale and Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in Sport of Boys and Children Who Identify Outside of the Gender Binary

08:00 am
Online
Organizer: Centre for Sports and Human Rights

The Centre for Sports and Human Rights joins the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children in an event that follows the presentation of the Annual Thematic Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Sale and Exploitation of Children to the United Nations General Assembly. The theme of her 2021 Report is on the gender dimension of the sexual exploitation of children and how gender stereotypes adversely affect the vulnerability of boys and children who identify outside the gender binary. The focus of the event will be on the scale and sexual abuse and exploitation of boys in sport.

Overview - Sale and Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Boys in Sport Children Who Identify Outside of the Gender Binary

This event will share the findings and recommendations of the Report related to the scale and sexual abuse and exploitation in sport of boys and children who identify outside of the gender binary. It will share good practices and practical examples of replicable interventions that have been made to protect children in sport and promote the respect and protection of the rights of boys and children who identify outside the gender binary.

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27
Oct

Local Level Solutions for Child Protection in Fragile and Humanitarian Contexts

16:00 Beirut / 16:00 Nairobi / 15:00 CET / 21:00 Manila / 09:00 New York
Online
Organizer: World Vision

Local Level Solutions for Child Protection in Fragile and Humanitarian Contexts

16:00 Beirut / 16:00 Nairobi / 15:00 CET / 21:00 Manila / 09:00 New York
Online
Organizer: World Vision

You have worked tirelessly for years to protect children from violence. Do you ever find it hard to stay motivated or feel the need to be re-energised?

Come and join this End Violence Partnership's event hosted by World Vision. The event aims to inspire and equip the end violence community to catalyse the commitments needed to accelerate progress to end violence against children by 2030.

Stories, evidence, and resources from the field both from fragile and humanitarian contexts will be shared alongside global learning and guidance by field and global practitioners, child protection experts, government representatives, decision makers, and donors.

Participants will:

  1. Hear directly from local staff, youth, and volunteers working in Child Protection (CP) projects in Syrian refugee camps, Jordan, Lebanon, DRC, Mali, and South Sudan
  2. Learn about evidenced-based solutions to increasing the protective environment for children in fragile contexts
  3. Gain insight into specific methodologies for CP in humanitarian contexts such as adolescent and lifeskills programming, Education in Emergency to enhance CP outcomes, child participation in humanitarian action, and locally centered assessments

For inquiries, please contact Brikena_Zogaj@wvi.org

 

Photo credit: © UNICEF/UN0396467/Owoicho

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17
Nov

1st No Hit Zone Conference: Discovering and sharing strategies to implement, sustain, and grow this promising prevention tool

Austin, Texas
Organizer: Champions For Children Hampton Roads
Venue: University of Texas at Austin

1st No Hit Zone Conference: Discovering and sharing strategies to implement, sustain, and grow this promising prevention tool

Austin, Texas
Organizer: Champions For Children Hampton Roads
Venue: University of Texas at Austin

This live event will offer participants a space to learn how to implement, evaluate, sustain, and grow the most promising upstream prevention tool, No Hit Zones.

Space is very limited. Please save your seat today and use the limited early bird code NOHITS at checkout for a 30% savings ($175)! Regular registration will be $250.

All sessions will be held in Patton Hall (305 E 23rd St, Austin, TX 78712). Conference will run from 8:30am to 5:30pm on Wednesday and run from 8:30am to 3:00pm on Thursday (optional workshops until 5:00 pm).

Faculty includes experienced No Hit Zone researchers and program developers.

Agenda to include workshops on initiating No Hit Zones, overcoming barriers, expanding, sustaining the movement, and more.

Networking, presentation, and sponsorship opportunities available. Limited seating available.

Multiple hotels are within walking distance to the meeting site:

AT&T Hotel and Conference Center have a limited number of spaces for conference attendees at a $189 per night rate. Access the registration information here. The Conference Hotel is 13 minutes walking distance from Patton Hall.

• Hampton Inn and Suites Austin at the University/Capitol (19 min walk to Patton Hall, 6 min drive)

• AC Hotel by Marriott Austin (20 min walk to Patton Hall, 6 min drive)

• Kasa Austin Campus Spaces at UT Austin (16 min walk to Patton Hall, 6 min drive)

• Moxy Austin – University (18 min walk to Patton Hall, 5 min drive)

• Hotel Indigo Austin Downtown – University (29 min walk to Patton Hall, 8 min drive)

For more information, click here!

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17
Nov

Ending corporal punishment in the early years of childhood: an essential right and need of young children

9am New York
Online
Organizer: End Violence Partnership, ECDAN

Ending corporal punishment in the early years of childhood: an essential right and need of young children

9am New York
Online
Organizer: End Violence Partnership, ECDAN

Hosted by the Early Childhood Development Action Network and the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, this webinar offers an opportunity to learn more about the prevalence and impacts of corporal punishment in early life, to hear about global progress towards prohibiting and eliminating corporal punishment in the early years, including examples of good practice, and to discuss strategies for ending corporal punishment as a priority for promoting the rights and wellbeing of young children and supporting the development of peaceful and strong societies.

 

Photo credit: © UNICEF/UN0383994/Pancic

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