Tag Archives: Violence

Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action

The Global Protection Cluster officially launched new standards for child protection in humanitarian settings on October 29th, 2012. Background: In some countries up to 1 child out of 4 suffers from abuse, exploitation, violence and neglect. Between 500 million and 1.5 … Continue reading

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650 million civilian arms: the global small arms and ammunition trade

Over 60 percent of all violent deaths are due to small arms and light weapons; more than three quarters of the world’s small arms lie in the hands of civilians, that’s over 650 million civilian arms… Small arms such as … Continue reading

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The Missing MDG Target: Violence against Women

UN Women: Tragically, up to three quarters of women and girls worldwide experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime.  And the effect on the millions of girls and women who are abused is devastating — not just on them … Continue reading

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