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La violencia contra los niños



Los siguientes enlaces sólo están disponible en inglés.

Estas referencias han sido proporcionadas por las organizaciones involucradas en la preparación del estudio del Secretario General de las Naciones Unidas sobre la Violencia contra los niños. Los enlaces proveen un panorama general de las herramientas disponibles para prevenir y responder a la violencia contra los niños. La inclusión de este material no debe considerarse un patrocinio de estos recursos por parte de la secretaría del estudio, UNICEF, la OMS o del ACNUDH.


Hogar y familia

WHO-ISPCAN Preventing child maltreatment: A Guide to Taking Action and Generating Evidence.
forthcoming - see www.who.org and www.ispcan.org)

Save the Children and the Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children: Hitting People is Wrong - and Children are People too. A Practical Handbook for Organizations and Institutions challenging Corporal Punishment of Children. (pdf)

The Body Shop and UNICEF (2006): Behind Closed Doors: the Impact of Domestic Violence on Children. (pdf)


A resource guide, created by Microsoft Corporation, designed to raise public awareness of computing security and Internet safety through education and guidance:
Internet Safety Toolkit.

UNESCO (2005). Eliminating Corporal Punishment: the Way Forward to Constructive Child Discipline.

UNESCO (2004). Embracing Diversity: Toolkit for Creating Inclusive, Learning-Friendly Environments.

UNESCO, UNHCR, INEE (2005): Inter-Agency Peace Education Programme: Skills for Constructive Living. (pdf)

UNESCO (2003): Best Practices of Non-Violent Conflict Resolution In and Out of School. (pdf)

UNESCO (2004): Teaching Asia-Pacific Core Values of Peace and Harmony: a Sourcebook for Teachers. (pdf)

UNESCO (2002): Non-Violence in Education. (pdf)

UNESCO (2004): Impact of Incentives to increase Girls' Access to and Retention in Basic Education. (pdf)

INEE (2004): Minimum Standards for Education in Emergencies, Chronic Crises and Early Reconstruction. (pdf)

UNICEF: Framework for Child-Friendly Schools.

Centers for Disease Control (2001): School Health Guidelines to Prevent unintentional Injuries and Violence. (pdf)

UNICEF: Taking Action : Violence in and around schools in Swaziland and Zimbabwe.
Taking Action Cover (pdf)
Taking Action: main pages (pdf)
Taking Action: Credits (pdf)

WHO (and UNSCO, UNICEF, EDC, World Bank, PCD and Education International) (2003): Creating an Environment for Emotional and Social Well-Being: An Important Responsibility of a Health-Promoting and Child-Friendly School (pdf)

Instituciones (sistemas justiciales y cuidado)

United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Administration of Juvenile Justice (Beijing rules).

United Nations Guidelines for the Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency (The Riyadh Guidelines).

United Nations Guidelines on Justice in matters involving Child Victims and Witnesses of Crime (2005). (pdf)

Save the Children (2005): The Rights not to Lose Hope - Children in Conflict with the Law - a Policy Analysis and Examples of Good Practice. (pdf)

Consortium for Street Children: Police Training on Child Rights and Child Protection: Lessons Learned and Manual.
Police training manual Part 1-Intro (pdf)
Police training manual Part 2 - Lessons learned (pdf)
Police training manual Part 3 - Manual Part 1 (pdf)
Police training manual Part 4 - Manual Part 2 (pdf)

UNHCR: Refugee Children: Guidelines on Protection and Care.

The Better Care Network (2006): Good Practice in Care Arrangements.

UNHCR (2006): Guidelines on the Formal Determination of the Best Interests of the Child. (pdf)

Sitio de trabajo

ILO - Global Report on Child Labour: The End of Child Labour: Within Reach.

ILO-IPEC: Education as an Intervention Strategy to Eliminate and Prevent Child Labour. Consolidated good practices of the International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC). (pdf)

ILO: Time Bound Programmes.

ILO-IPEC: SCREAM Stop Child Labour. Supporting Children's Rights through Education, the Arts and the Media.

ILO - IPEC: Time Bound Programmes: Manual for Action Planning.

ILO - IPEC (2004): Helping Hands or Shackled Lives? Understanding Child Domestic Labor and Responses to It. (pdf)

ILO and Save the Children UK (2005): Making History, People Process and Participation. Mekong Children's Forum on Human Trafficking. (pdf)

ILO-IPEC (2002): Unbearable to the Human Heart. Child Trafficking and Action to Eliminate it. (pdf)

ILO-IPEC (2005): Child Trafficking: The People Involved. (pdf)

ILO-IPEC (2002): Creating a Healing Environment. Psycho-Social Rehabilitation and Occupational Integration of Child Survivors of Trafficking and other Worst Forms of Child Labour.
Volume I: Proceedings. (pdf)
Volume II: Technical Papers. (pdf)

Inter-Parliamentary Union and UNICEF (2005): Handbook for Parliamentarians on Combating Child Trafficking.

Inter-Parliamentary Union and the ILO (2002): Handbook for Parliamentarians on Eliminating the Worst Forms of Child Labor.

UNICEF CEE/CIS Regional Office (2006): Reference Guide on Protecting the Rights of Child Victims of Trafficking in Europe.

UNICEF CEE/CIS Regional Office and Terre des Hommes (2006): Action to prevent Child Trafficking in South Eastern Europe. A Preliminary Assessment.


WHO (2004): Guidelines for Conducting Community Surveys on Injuries and Violence.

Inter Parliamentary Union and UNICEF (2004) : Child Protection: A Handbook for Parliamentarians.

ChildHope (2005): Child Protection Policies and Procedures Toolkit: How to Build a Child-Safe Organisation.
Child Protection Manual-Front Cover (pdf)
Child Protection Manual-Introduction (pdf)
Child Protection Manual-Stage 1 (pdf)
Child Protection Manual-Stage 2 (pdf)
Child Protection Manual-Stage 3 (pdf)
Child Protection Manual-Stage 4 (pdf)
Child Protection Manual-Stage 5 (pdf)
Child Protection Manual-Stage 6 (pdf)
Child Protection Manual-Appendices 1-15 (pdf)
Child Protection Manual-Appendices 16-30 (pdf)

Keeping Children Safe Coalition (2006): Keeping Children Safe. A Toolkit for Child Protection.

Religions for Peace VIII World Assembly (2006): A Religious Commitment to Confront Violence Against Children. (pdf)

World Bank: Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children Toolkit.

Bernard van Leer Foundation (2006): Where the Heart Is: Meeting the Psychosocial Needs of Young Children in the Context of HIV/AIDS. (pdf)

Inter-Agency Guidelines on Unaccompanied and Separated Children. (pdf)

UNHCR: Refugee Children: Guidelines on Protection and Care. (pdf)

UNICEF: Ethical Guidelines. Principles for Ethical Reporting on Children.

UNICEF: MAGIC website - The Oslo Challenge. Website on Children's Rights and the Media.

Media Wise and UNICEF (2005): The Media and Children's Rights. (pdf)


Marco jurídico

International Treaties relating to Violence Against Children can be downloaded from: www.ohchr.org and www.ilo.org.

Committee on the Rights of the Child (2005): General Guidelines regarding the Form and Content of Periodic Reports to be submitted by States Parties under Article 44, paragraph (b), of the Convention.

Committee on the Rights of the Child (2006): General Comment No. 8: The Right of the Child to Protection from Corporal Punishment and Other Cruel or Degrading Forms of Punishment. (pdf)

UNICEF (2002): Implementation Handbook for the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Global Initiative to End Corporal Punishment of Children - Reports with Recommendations on Law Reform and Implementation prepared for each of the nine Regional Consultations which were held for the UN Study on Violence Against Children.
Global Initiative to End Corporal Punishment of Children: Compilation of Comments and Recommendations on Corporal Punishment from the Committee on the Rights of the Child.
Global Initiative to End Corporal Punishment of Children: Key high-level Court Judgments on Corporal Punishment.

Participación infantil

Save the Children (2003): So you Want to Consult with Children. A Toolkit of Good Practice.

Save the Children (2003): So you Want to Involve Children in Research. A Toolkit of Good Practice.

Save the Children (2005). Children's Actions to End Violence Against Girls and Boys.

Action for the Rights of Children: Module on Working with Children. (pdf)

Alliance of Youth Executive Officers: Children and Young People: Participating in Decision-Making. (pdf)

Population Council (2005): Ethical Approaches to Gathering Information from Children and Adolescents in International Settings: Guidelines and Resources'.

Council of Europe: Young People Building Europe

UNICEF: Overview of the Voices of Youth's contribution to the Global Study on Violence Against Children. (pdf)

UNICEF: What Young People are Saying: Violence. Speaking out: UN Study on Violence Against Children.

UNICEF (2005): Chat and Discussion Board Summaries on Violence.

UNHCR: Findings of the Participatory Assessment with Children in Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique and South Africa.
Child-Friendly Versions. Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique and South Africa (pdf)

Recopilación de datos

UNICEF: Indicators on Violence Against Children: Guidelines for Field Testing. (Draf -Currently being field tested) And: Manual for the Measurement of Indicators on Violence Against Children. (pdf)

UNICEF: Violence Against Children. Looking beyond Experience. Introduction to the Participatory Assessment Tool (pdf). A Simple Easy to Use Tool kit to Research and Document Violence Against Children in Protective Environments (Draft-currently being field-tested) and: Participatory Assessment tool (PAT) (pdf). Flexible, Adaptable, Qualitative Tool for Use with Children between the Ages of 6-9 Years, 10-12 Years, 13-15 Years and 16-17 Years.

UNICEF: Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 3.

WHO (2001): Putting Women First: Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Research on Domestic Violence Against Women. (pdf)

WHO and PATH (2005): Researching Violence Against Women. A Practical Guide for Researchers and Activists. (pdf)


WHO (2003): Guidelines for Medico-Legal Care for Victims of Sexual Violence.

WHO (2005): Multi-Country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence against Women.

UNHCR (2003): Sexual and Gender Based Violence Against Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons. Guidelines for Prevention and Response. (pdf)

Inter-Parliamentary Union: Parliamentary Campaign 'Stop Violence Against Women': Female Genital Mutilation.

Save the Children (2003): Children and Gender Based Violence. Discussion Paper: an Overview of Existing Conceptual Frameworks. (pdf)

Save the Children (2005): 10 Essential Learning Points: Listen and Speak out against Sexual Abuse of Girls and Boys. Global Submission on Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation to the UN Study on Violence against Children. (pdf)


WHO (2002): World Report on Violence and Health.

WHO (2004): Preventing Violence: a Guide to Implementing the Recommendations of the World Report on Violence and Health.

WHO (2004): Milestones of a Global Campaign for Violence Prevention.

WHO: Teach VIP (violence and injury prevention). Users' Manual.

WHO, International Society of Surgery and International Association for the Surgery of Trauma (2004): Guidelines for essential Trauma Care.

WHO (2005): Prehospital Trauma Care Systems. (pdf)

WHO (2006): Developing Policies to Prevent Injuries and Violence: Guidelines for Policymakers and Planners. (pdf)

WHO and Centers for Disease Control (2001): Injury Surveillance Guidelines.

International Classification of External Causes of Injury.

European Commission: Daphne Programme to Combat Violence Against Children, Young People and Women.

European Commission: Daphne Toolkit: Resources for Combating Violence Against Children, Young People and Women.

Council of Europe: Building a Programme for and with Children

Coalition of Regional Agencies in East Asia and the Pacific (UNESCO, UNICEF, World Vision, Save the Children, Child Workers in Asia, Plan, ECPAT): Newsletters on Violence Against Children.

Save the Children (2005): Ending Physical and Humiliating Punishment of Children. Making it Happen. Global Submission on Physical and Humiliating Punishment to the UN Study on Violence against Children. Part 1 (pdf) and Part 2 (Annexes) (pdf)

Churches' Network for Non-Violence (2006): Respecting children. A Handbook on Growing up Without Violence. (pdf)