Why Effective National Child Protection Systems are Needed: Key Recommendations in Response to the Study on Violence Against Children

Save the Children

WHAT: Save the Children’s response to the UN Secretary General’s Study on Violence Against Children.  It outlines the key steps required by governments towards ending all forms of violence against children.

WHO: Government officials, policy makers, and donors who are in a position to influence the national protection of children

WHERE: Global relevance

WHY: This paper provides a concise overview of the key elements of a national child protection system, with an emphasis on the participation of children and young people.