Companies Serious about Ending Violence Against Children Must Take ‘Respect and Support’ Approach, D
United Nations press release ---------- Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina J. Mohammed's remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Private Sector Round Table: Solutions Summit to End Violence Against Children, in Stockholm today: I am pleased to see so many stakeholders from the private sector at today’s Solutions Summit. It may seem as if achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16, and its target of ending all violence against children, depends mostly on action from Governments and civil society. But we also need leadership from the business community to achieve a world where every child is free from violence, abuse, trafficking and torture. Companies in all sectors, and of all sizes, have a powerful impact on children. Respect for the dignity of every person is at the core of sustainable development. It is also one of the keys to ensuring a socially sustainable globalization, from which business stands to be a major beneficiary. To learn more click on the picture below to read the release.