Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children
The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children (End Violence) includes governments, UN agencies, international organizations, civil society, faith groups, the private sector, philanthropic foundations, research practitioners, academics, and children themselves.
Launched by the UN Secretary-General in 2016, End Violence is the only global partnership and largest fund solely dedicated to ending all forms of violence against children so that every girl and every boy grows up in a safe, secure and nurturing environment.
The End Violence Partnership is a platform for collective, evidence-based advocacy and action, working with a global coalition of more than 750 organisations across every continent and from every sector – governments, UN agencies, research institutions, international NGOs, foundations, local CSOs, private sector entities and faith networks
Ms. Stella Ayo-Odongo
Global Partnership to End Violence against Children
Stella Ayo-Odongo is the Director for Pathfinding Countries, Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children. Her areas of expertise are Child Rights, Child Protection, Social Policy expert and an advocate for social justice.
Stella is a motivated leader and development practitioner with over 20 years of progressive experience in strategic leadership, development management and programme operations. She has extensive knowledge and experience advocating for vulnerable groups such as the children, youth and the elderly.
Stella is a visionary pan African leader as demonstrated in the founding of national and regional level movements for social justice such as the African Wide Movement for the children, Civil Society Organizations for Peace in Northern Uganda (CSOPNU) and the Uganda Parliamentary Forum for Children (UPFC), the Uganda Child helpline all of which have made significant contributions to voicing issues of the affected.