Join the Global Forum for Children & Youth: Together to #ENDviolence Spotlight Session

INVITATION: Together to #ENDviolence spotlight session at the Global Forum for Children & Youth (CY21) Co-hosted by UNICEF and the Governments of Botswana and Sweden, the Global Forum for Children and Youth (CY21) will be held virtually from 7 to 9 December 2021. CY21 will bring together children and young people alongside senior leaders from the United Nations, …

Letter to Endorsers of the Joint Statement on Physical Punishment of Children and Youth

Letter that the CCRC sent on Nov. 19 to the 658 organizations and individuals who signed the Joint Statement on Physical Punishment of Children and Youth. Dear Endorser of the Joint Statement, November 20 is National Child Day – this day is meant to remind us of the importance of the rights of children in …

Ending Corporal Punishment webinar

Check out this webinar by Canada’s Dr. Joan Durrant and others, put on by the World Health Organization and Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children Corporal punishment is a highly prevalent form of violence against children (VAC) and a breach of children’s human rights . Its widespread social acceptance means that a level of …

Joint Statement on Physical Punishment of Children and Youth

See below for a recent post from CHEO regarding the Joint Statement on Physical Punishment of Children and Youth. The Joint Statement on Physical Punishment of Children and Youth was developed by a national coalition of organizations facilitated by CHEO. Based on an extensive review of research, the Joint Statement provides an overview of the developmental outcomes associated with …

EVAC: Physical punishment study

An article was published yesterday in The Lancet that reviews all prospective longitudinal studies on physical punishment punished since 2002. It was co-authored by Dr. Joan Durrant, a CCRC member and partner. The review was led by a team at University College London and Dr. Elisabeth Gershoff. This review is important because it follows children …

Webinar on Ending Violence Against Children: Learning from the INSPIRE framework & Sweden

Check out the CCRC webinar on the INSPIRE framework with Dr. Debra Pepler and Commissioner Elisabeth Ohlin. The CCRC was thrilled to host a webinar featuring Dr. Debra Pepler, Professor of Psychology, York University, and Commissioner Elisabeth Dahlin from Sweden as they discussed ending childhood violence, with a focus on the INSPIRE framework. In this …