In focus


Asian Young Key Populations-Led and -Serving Networks collaborate to influence the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Twenty-seven youth advocates working with 19 youth-led and/or youth-serving organizations in 13 countries in Asia joined together from 4-5 October 2014 in Bangkok. Thailand to influence the post-2045 development agenda.

The Situation and Response Analysis on the School-Related Gender Based Violence in Indonesia

Every child has the right to education. Schools should be a safe environment where the child acquires knowledge and develops his/her personality. We are all responsible for assuring the child an environment free from bullying and violence. Despite the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by all countries in the region, the prevention of, and response to, violence against children remains inadequate as children continue to experience violence in educational settings. School related Gender Based Violence is however a reality for many students all over the world.

Bogotá to host meeting of the Regional Consultation on Homophobic and Transphobic Violence in Educational Institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean

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UNESCO is conducting a regional consultation on homophobic and transphobic violence in educational institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean, in Bogotá, Colombia, from 28 to 31 October, 2014.