ONE BILLION CHILDREN. That’s how many girls and boys suffer from violence every year

Together to #ENDviolence global campaign and Solutions Summit Series is launched to tackle violence against children

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Press release, End Violence, 17 December 2020 | On 15 December, over 1,900 individuals registered for the launch of Together to #ENDviolence, a global campaign and Solutions Summit Series to catalyse the political and financial commitments needed to end violence against children for good. The event gathered participants from 130 countries across the world. With over 20 inspiring speakers, a diverse set of presentations, discussions, and an array of multimedia, the event provided a launching pad for partners around the globe, marking the beginning of a multi-year effort in the Decade of Action.

“The Together to #ENDviolence Solutions Summit Series that we’re launching today unites us all — across continents and sectors — behind a single shared vision of a world where every child grows up safe and secure,” said Henrietta H. Fore, the Executive Director of UNICEF, at the event. “Safe at home. Safe online. Safe to learn. And safe in their communities. The Summit Series is an opportunity for us to work together and turn this shared vision into a reality.”