September 18, 2017

at Moral Imperative UNGA Meeting

Location: WCC Church Center

Launch of the Ending Violence Against Children Hub

Hosted by the JLI Ending Violence Against Children Learning Hub with co-chair organizations: Arigatou International and World Vision International

The meeting introduced the JLI EVAC Hub, discussed roles of faith communities and actors in  Ending Violence Against Children (EVAC).

Panel included:

  • JLI EVAC Core Members: Gerry Dyer  representing the Global Partnership on VAC and Rabbi Diana Gerson, NY Board of Rabbis
  • Adam Taylor, Moral Imperative
  • Jean Duff, JLI Coordinator
  • JLI EVAC Hub Representatives: Christo Greyling, World Vision International and Rebeca Rios-Kohn, Arigatou International

The convening co-chairs of the JLI Learning Hub on Ending Violence Against Children (EVAC Hub) are:

  • Robyn Hagan, World Vision International, Global Advisor – Faith Partnerships for Child Protection
  • Rebeca Rios-Kohn, Arigatou International New York Office, Director
  • Carola Eyber, Queen Margaret University, Institute for Global Health and Development, Senior Lecturer

Following the launch the JLI Ending Violence Against Children (EVAC) Learning Hub met together at the Salvation Army ISJC with academics, policy experts, and practitioners to review and analyse the knowledge base regarding the multiple roles of faith and faith actors to influence or end violence against children, in line with SDG 16.2. The Ending Violence Against Children Hub is a part of the Joint Learning Initiative on Faith & Local Communities Learning Hubs. For a meeting summary please join the hub here


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