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    Violence against children: A global problem

    Violence against children is one of the biggest problems affecting families and societies. It happens all around the world, in all countries and societies; all too often it happens in the family. Read on to learn more about violence against children and effective approaches to ending it. More 

Latest news

  • A long-term approach to helping traumatised children in northern Iraq

    17.07.2017 - Luciana D’Abramo is the SOS Children's Villages emergency advisor for the Middle East and North Africa region. She explains how the emergency relief programme is helping internally displaced people in Dohuk, a province in the self-governing Kurdistan region of Iraq. More 
  • The Right to Protection: Ending violence against children

    06.04.2017 - New report exposes prevalence of violence against children and describes effective projects around world to reduce and prevent it. More 
  • Speaking out to help end violence against children

    10.07.2016 - On 12 July, the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children is launched at the United Nations in New York. 17-year-old Ramón, who grew up in an SOS Children's Village in Paraguay, has been invited to represent children and young people of his region. More 
  • Where urban violence hits children

    11.05.2016 - In South African communities reeling from poverty, drug epidemics and gang violence, SOS Children’s Villages and their community-based partners look for new ways to keep children safe in their families. More 
  • Grow without violence: Promote active fatherhood

    16.03.2016 - SOS Peru piloted a family strengthening project with a special focus on fathers. Read about how debates and activities around active fatherhood and gender equality can help reduce family violence. More 
  • Boy who struggled with aggression responds to positive discipline

    10.03.2016 - With the help of a SOS community centre, a mother learns how positive discipline helps to curb her son's violent outbursts. More 
  • "We declared war on violence"

    08.03.2016 - SOS Social Crisis Centres in Belarus are saving lives and changing attitudes about domestic violence. More