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    Prevention of Violence against Kids

    Almost 100 countries around the world celebrated every year on November 19, the World Day for Prevention of Violence against Children.  Since there have been cases in Armenia of violence against children, “Zarrtonk -89» NGO issues affected children, to raise awareness about the importance of November 19.  In the hopes that the government and the public as well as the whole world will join in too.

    The project was carried out in different regions of Armenia and continues to this day. It was attended by 3390 people. “Zartonk-89» is an established NGOs dealing with the problems of children. This working group organized a series of events dedicated to the prevention of violence against children World Day.

    The aim was:

    • To raise awareness for children, parents and teachers regarding violence against children
    • Inform the government on November 19 in recognition of World Day for Prevention of violence against children.

    In the end we had the following results:

    • The organization became the “World Day for Prevention of Violence against Children” coalition.
    • Armenia also participates in recognition of this important day.
    • Children are aware of the various forms of violence, as well as similar phenomena taking place in the world
    • The government, local authorities, and schools were informed on November 19, International Day for the Prevention of violence against children.

    Implementated in: 2003- 2004

    Implementation in Country: Armenia