Break the Silence on Childhood Violence (2017), a NDTV production for Know Violence in Childhood, animates the key messages emerging from Ending Violence in Childhood: Global Report 2017.

The 4-minute animation film skillfully uses a commonplace "thread" to denote the everyday experience of interpersonal violence by children in their lives and relationships, across homes, schools and communities.

The report makes recommendations for ending childhood violence based on an extensive review and synthesis of global evidence on effective violence-prevention strategies. The starting point for ending violence is to "break the silence".


Flagship Report
Ending Violence in Childhood: Global Report 2017 launched on September 26, 2017, documents the scale of violence experienced by millions of the world’s children in their everyday lives and relationships, in their homes, schools and communities.

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Papers and Articles
22 of the commissioned papers produced for the Global Report 2017 are now available. The papers cover a range of issues related to violence prevalence and prevention in homes, schools and communities.

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We are pleased to announce the launch of a special issue of the Journal of Psychology, Health and Medicine, featuring 15 papers commissioned by the Initiative.

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Evidence Highlights
These concise briefs provide highlights of the latest evidence in childhood violence undertaken by the Initiative’s researchers and experts and will help formulate strategies to end it.

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Latest Blog

Safe to Learn?

25 September 2017
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Latest Newsletter

25 September 2016 marked the first anniversary of the adoption of the SDGs.

14 October 2016
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Latest News

  • Press Release and Media Coverage – launch of Ending Violence in Childhood: Global Report 2017

    25 September 2017
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Latest Events

Data to Action: Breaking the Silence of Violence Against Girls

11 October 2017 - 11 October 2017
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KVIC Highlights


Did you know Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden and Nobel Laureate Professor Amartya Sen have endorsed Ending Violence in Childhood: Global Report 2017? Read more

  • KVIC Partners - Public Health Foundation of India
  • KVIC Partners -University of Delaware
  • KVIC Partners - FXB
Supported by
  • Unicef
  • Benard Van Leer Foundation
  • Ikea Foundation
  • American Jewish world Service
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Oak Foundation
  • End Violence
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