Welcome to the Ending Violence Against Children Learning Hub (EVAC Hub)

This Learning Hub intends to be a horizontal learning community linking academics, policy makers and practitioners working on issues of faith, faith leaders and religious actors contribution to ending violence against children. 

We invite you to become a member of this hub to connect with colleagues around the world to share learning and build collaborations. The EVAC Hub seeks to increase the understanding of better practices for faith engagement in ending violence against children. Hub membership is free. Join below or for more information, please contact [email protected]

We hope that members will be seekers and gatherers of knowledge to spur each other on towards informing and improving policy and practice between faith groups, humanitarian, and development communities. Share organizational learning through the JLI Resource Library


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

Carola Eyber Rebeca Rios-Kohn Robyn Cawker Hagan
Carola Eyber, Queen Margaret University Rebeca Rios-Kohn, Arigatou International Robyn Hagan, World Vision International Neelam Fida, Islamic Relief Worldwide


Scoping Study Published!

The scoping study focused on two areas:

Firstly, the unique contributions of faith communities to ending as well as contributing to violence against children. Secondly, the role of faith actors in influencing and supporting the wider community and formal and informal child protection systems.

The scoping study had three components: an extensive literature review, a case study submission process for hub members to share practice-based models and a consultation stage with experts through interviews. The study covered all regions and faiths.

Literature Review        Case Studies    Experts’ Consultation

Ending Violence Against Children Scoping Study Briefs:

1: A Mixed Blessing: Roles of Faith Communities in Ending Violence Against Children 

2: Why Faith? Engaging Faith Mechanisms to End Violence Against Children 

Relevant Hub resources:

2020 Hub Plans:

The JLI Ending Violence Against Children Hub will dive deeper into the themes and key concepts from the EVAC scoping study in a webinar series throughout 2020. Stay tuned for the hub’s upcoming webinars and become a member here.

2020 Webinar Series: