Monday, June 23, 2014

Prevention of Addiction and Substance Abuse - 19 Days Campaign main theme

WWSF is pleased to announce its 2014 Campaign for prevention of violence against children and youth 1-19 November and has selected for this year's main theme "Addiction and Substance Abuse". Our 2014 Campaign Partner, Mentor International, an expert organization on the main theme, provides with its Prevention Hub in-depth information on good practices, upcoming events, research and general news about prevention of substance abuse. 

Visit the Prevention hub:
and access the WWSF Prevention Kit: 

Don't forget to register your activities online and help create a culture for prevention of violence against children and youth. 

“We must act now to end children’s skepticism about adult promises. Children are tired of being told they are the future. They want to see us fulfill our promises in the present, and enjoy their right to be protected from violence today”.

- Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro, Independent expert
for the United Nations Secretary-General’s study on violence against children (2006)