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Celebrating Childhood

A Journey to end Violence Against Children

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A book about what ending violence against children takes, means and brings. It’s a celebration of childhood and a manifesto for a world where children can grow with dignity and free from violence. Celebrating the tenth anniversary of the United Nations Study on Violence against children, this book gathers inspiring testimonies of people whose talent and time are bringing us closer to a world of non-violence for all children. It shows that violence is not an inevitable fate and that positive change is happening. By focusing on concrete and diverse examples of how personal commitment can transform the world, we aim to unleash the same potential in many other people, inviting and inspiring them to get engaged, to use their time and talent and actively contribute to achieve zero violence against children by 2030.

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After living for six years in one of the most dangerous neighbourhoods in the world (Chamelecón SPS) from 2008 -2014 I was able to experience a reality contrast by suddenly moving from a rural community to the urban reality of San Pedro Sula. Then I too noticed situations that for most people living in the Chamelecón sector are routine, such as the actions of gangs fighting for territory, armed violence and all that this implies.

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