The best practices in support to child victims of violence in the digital environment

The best practices in support to child victims of violence in the digital environment
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Date of publication:  01 Jan 2019 Author:  Ana Mirković Save the Children in North West Balkans Publisher:  Save The Children Publication type:  Lessons learned

The aim of this document is mapping and assessing the existing support services for children who have suffered a form of violence in the digital environment, including the best national and international practices and models, in order to provide recommendations for future actions of institutions and professionals in the Republic of Serbia. Mapping organizations and institutions that aim at providing support to children victims was done in order to make a comprehensive overview of protection for children victims of digital violence from victim identification, victim support and empowerment technique and the process of integration and reintegration into the society. The mapping focused on best practices in protection of victims of various forms of violence against children in digital environment.

Young people undergoing digital violence often remain alone with their problem and do not choose to share it with others, particularly not with adults. This document defines the main terms related to the digital violence and outlines, in the context of available resources and support network in Serbia, best practices in protection of victims of various forms of violence against children in digital environment, including recognition of violence, reporting, support to child victim during police investigation and removing the consequences of the violence.

 

Total number of pages: 
40
Country(s) this content is relevant to: 
South Eastern Europe

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