Put children at centre of government’s bid to tackle domestic abuse, urges Barnardo’s

The government is failing to see the full picture of the effects of domestic abuse on children, including its significant impact on children’s mental health, Barnardo’s has warned. In its response to the consultation on the Domestic Abuse and Violence Bill, the leading children’s charity says children affected by domestic violence and abuse need specialist services to help them deal with trauma and have the chance to lead healthy and happy lives. Research by Barnardo’s, which runs 14 specialist domestic abuse services, shows that children in families where there is…

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UNICEF Asks For ‘ A Minute of Your Time’ to Stop Violence Against Children in New Campaign Via The Monkeys

Every five minutes a child around  the world dies at the hands of violence. To help put an end to violence against children, UNICEF‘s new campaign, ‘A Minute of Your  Time’  turns time into money and money into real, life-saving aid for children in danger. Created by The Monkeys, the national awareness and fundraising campaign encourages Australians to find out how much a minute of their time is worth so they can donate it to the international charity and help stop violence against children sooner. Driving participants to a dedicated…

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EU and UN team up to eliminate violence against women and girls

The United Nations General Assembly in New York the European Union and the United Nations have launched a Spotlight Initiative to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls. The EU-UN Spotlight Initiative was launched by the EU High Representative / Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica, together with the UN Secretary-General António Guterres and the UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed. “This is a game-changing effort.” – @Zain_Verjee after EU and @UN sign #SpotlightEndViolence partnership agreement. @EUatUN #UNGA pic.twitter.com/eHQUdzPFX8 —…

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