INSPIRE, Seven strategies for ending violence against children is a collection of evidence-based recommendations on how to prevent and respond to violence against children, including Implementation and enforcement laws; Norms and values; Safe environments; Parent and caregiver support; Income and economic strengthening; Response and support services; and Education and life skills.
On Friday, 19 february 2021, there were the fourth webinar on INSPIRE, to get safe environments for children, organize by the World Health Organization (WHO).
The aims are to
- Introduce INSPIRE to those who need to know and act on it
- Remind those who already work with INSPIRE about the need to scale it up
- Give all INSPIRE stakeholders an opportunity to get detailed insights into each of the seven strategies and the cross-cutting elements.
The speakers for the webinar include Alexander Butchart (WHO), Jonathan Shepherd (Cardiff University), and Gary Slutkin (Cure Violence).
SECUROUTE was represented by its executive chairman, Martial Missimikim as violence injury and rehabilitation expert and WHO focal person for global status report on violence 2014.
During the webinar, participants discuss about four points:
- Overview of the strategy and brief overview of findings from the Global status report on preventing violence against children 2020
- Addressing “hotspots”: Cardiff Model
- Interrupting the spread of violence: Cure violence
- Q&A session with the experts
The global goal is to assist governments, civil society and faith-based organizations in their efforts to reduce violence against children.
The experts developed the strategy about how to get safe environments and how they can be implemented even if the coronavirus Covid-19 is present.