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Welcome to the Violence Prevention Expert Roster

Do you have a question on violence prevention policy or practice? How to design a policy or practice, scale it up or implement it?

The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children and Apolitical are partnering to offer the Violence Prevention Expert Roster - a roster of violence prevention experts who can provide consultation on violence prevention policy and practice.

We are here to help build more effective violence prevention efforts: use us and tell your colleagues! We’ll take any questions: simple or complex and work to find the best solutions available.

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Implementation Research and How to Plan for It Webinar


  • Matodzi Amisi, Director of Evaluations, Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, South Africa
  • Chandre Gould, Senior Research Fellow, Justice and Crime Prevention Programme, Institute for Security Studies, Pretoria
  • Dr. Nwabisa Shai, Senior Researcher, Medical Research Council
  • Kati Maternowska, Data and Evidence Lead, GP EVAC

Moderated by Lisa Witter, Co-founder and Executive Chairperson, Apolitical

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New handbook, indicators and request for proposals issued for ending violence against children

Today WHO and partners release the INSPIRE handbook: action for implementing the seven strategies for ending violence against children, a guide to putting in place a select group of measures to prevent violence against children. Also today, UNICEF and partners launch the INSPIRE indicator guidance and results framework, a companion document designed to help monitor progress and track changes over time as the INSPIRE strategies are implemented.

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Stockholm Solutions Summit: Ending violence against children by 2030 is possible and everyone is accountable

STOCKHOLM, 15 February 2018 – Leaders and representatives from the United Nations, government, civil society and the private sector renewed their commitment to ending violence against children by 2030 at the first-ever End Violence Solutions Summit which concluded in Stockholm today.

A child dies from violence every five minutes worldwide, and at least 1 billion children endure some sort of physical, sexual or emotional violence every year.

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How Paraguay’s executive puts the rights of the child at the centre of government

Public commitments have led to legislative reform and strengthened response services for child victims

For too long, preventing violence against children has rested on the shoulders of NGOs, civil society and philanthropists. Political will – and the robust institutions required to drive change – has waxed and waned. Now, in Paraguay, the highest levels of government have committed to 20 wide-ranging commitments to protect children, and built the institutions required to turn promises into policy.

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How Nigeria is rebuilding resilience among communities ravaged by armed insurgency

Children harmed by armed groups require comprehensive support to live normal lives

In times of emergency, children experience trauma that can irreversibly harm their life chances. In northeastern Nigeria, over 12,000 children have been killed or wounded during the conflict since 2009, and 1.7 million people remain displaced. 

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