19 October 2023

“Your voice is key in fight against violence”. UNICEF and the Ministry of Justice launch a social campaign on preventing violence against children

The campaign in Ukrainian and Polish language is addressed at children and adolescents experiencing violence, as well as witnesses, parents and teachers. The aim is to sensitize society to this problem, encourage people to report violence and facilitate access to various forms of help. The Justice Fund is a partner of the project, supporting it…, To raise awareness and help , According to experts, despite the long-standing social debate in Poland on the prevention of violence against children, many people still do not know how to get help in the event of child abuse. This is also the case for 39% of surveyed mothers who moved from Ukraine to Poland after February 2022 and took part in the UNICEF study “Barriers and…, To defeat the monster , The campaign shows violence as a monster that stops children from talking about the problem, sometimes creating an insurmountable barrier. It also gives children experiencing violence and its witnesses a key to encourage them to speak out without feeling threatened, so that the monster disappears, and everyone who finds the strength to talk about…, Here you will find help , Anyone who thinks they may be experiencing violence can seek support by contacting the number 116 111 (helpline for children and young people), number 222 309 900 (helpline run by the Justice Fund) and the helpline of the Ombudsman for Children: 800 12 12 12. These helplines provide confidential, free counselling services and anonymous support in…