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.



Winny’s story: Taking action against online violence

Before I introduce myself, I want you to picture me as someone from your circle of friends. Actually, imagine me as someone like you. Perhaps a little chattier. I started in this activism thing without even knowing what it was. I used to participate in groups like the Adolescent Citizenship Hub (from UNICEF’s Seal of Approval initiative). One day, I was invited to a Girl Empowering Seminar, hosted by UNICEF. That was a milestone in my life.


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