How should this document be used?
The arguments in Section 2 can be used to advocate for
violence prevention interventions in schools. Section 3 helps create a
strong basis for local action and for planning interventions that are relevant
to the needs and circumstances of the school and community. Section 4
details how to integrate violence prevention efforts into various components
of a Health-Promoting School. Section 5 assists in evaluating efforts to
make violence prevention an essential part of a Health-Promoting School.
Section 6 provides recommendations for ensuring continuity and
sustainability in the school and community.
For specific guidance on planning, implementing and evaluating,
this document should be used in conjunction with the WHO document Local
Action: Creating Health-Promoting Schools. Local Action: Creating Health
Promoting Schools provides practical guidance, tools and tips from
Health-Promoting Schools around the world and can help tailor efforts to the
needs of specific