Congress Introduces Resolution to End Violence Against Children Worldwide

The Ending Violence Against Children Taskforce commends Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) for today introducing H. Res. 910, which calls for increasing and improving the United States Government’s efforts to end violence against children. Written with input by the Taskforce, the resolution condemns all forms of violence against children and youth globally – including physical, mental, and sexual violence, neglect, abuse, maltreatment and exploitation.

Congress Introduces Resolution to End Violence Against Children Worldwide

The bill is part of a multi-year advocacy effort led by the Ending Violence Against Children Taskforce, which includes ChildFund International, Futures Without Violence, Save the Children and World Vision, to address violence against children and youth. Recent meetings between the Taskforce organizations and members of Congress galvanized the support and ultimate introduction of the resolution.

The full article appeared in Business Wire, May 24, 2018