Gabriela Olguin is the child protection regional adviser for South Asia and Pacific at World Vision International in Manila, Philippines. She is a lawyer, international development and international human rights specialist with over 18 years of experience. Previously, she has served the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the International Labor Office, developing advocacy strategies and programs for rights enforcement and alleviation of social exclusion, and against discrimination, inequality and gender-based violence.
To reach Sustainable Development Goal targets of eliminating all forms of violence against children, social actors must be involved, writes Gabriela Olguin, child protection regional adviser for South Asia and Pacific at World Vision International, in this guest commentary.
Children comprise more than 78 million of workers in the region considered as having the world's fastest growing economy. Gabriela Olguin, World Vision International's child protection adviser for South Asia and the Pacific, shares how we can deal with the problem head on.