Policy Proposal 4

make schools safe

As part of Together to #ENDviolence, experts from across the End Violence community came together to prepare a prioritized set of policy proposals to end violence against children. The result is six game-changing policy proposals, backed by evidence and research on what works to protect children. 

The second policy proposal calls for making schools safe, non-violent and inclusive. To do so:

  • All governments should ensure that violence prevention and response measures, including removing violence-related barriers to return to school post COVID-19, are part of school reopening plans, particularly for girls and those children most at risk of not returning.
  • All governments should commit to and allocate investments for policy and programmes to end violence in and through schools.
  • All donors should commit a percentage of education spending to remove violence-related barriers to enable a safe return to school.

Read more about this policy proposal in the following key messaging documents below, which are available in English, French and Spanish.

schools English   schools french   schools spanish

Explore all of the Together to #ENDviolence policy proposal.