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Read the latest news on child protection from around Europe. For news related to the recent refugee crisis in Europe please see our Thematic Page.

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24 Nov 2017
This was the motto of the international conference, organized by the LEARNING ACTION PARTNERSHIP (LAP), with the financial support of the OAK Foundation. The two-day event (November 17-18) brought together professionals working with children and...
26 Oct 2017
The Hungarian portal for young people, YELON published an article of Eva Kerpel on the signs of sexual abuse. These can be - among others, that the behavior of the child changes all of a sudden, they become all introspective, or the opposite, i.e....
20 Oct 2017
For the first time, WHO has published guidelines to help (primarily) front-line healthcare providers give high-quality, compassionate, and respectful care to children and adolescents (up to age 18) who have or may have experienced sexual abuse,...
18 Oct 2017
Director of Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb, prof. dr. sc. Gordana Buljan Flander, was invited to present the work of the Center and to give a presentation „Addressing children’s needs and establishing services in Croatia“, that was held...
03 Oct 2017
The independent political blog published an interview with two authors of the storybook "Lili and Braveness", which was published with the help crowdfunding. The book talks to children about child sexual abuse in the form of tales, with an aim at...
14 Sep 2017
On 3rd September and 4th September, 2017, a seminar on "Prevention of the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth from Residential Services" was held in Pomorie, Bulgaria. Participants were 27 children and young people from the Center for Early...
13 Sep 2017
Bulgaria is second in Europe in regard to human trafficking, and the most important cause for human trafficking is the sexual exploitation, imposed by new techniques and tactics, like "lover boy", with which violators and exploiters earn the trust...
12 Sep 2017
UNICEF reports that "migrant and refugee children and youth trying to reach Europe face appalling levels of human rights abuses, with 77 per cent of those traveling along the Central Mediterranean route reporting direct experiences of abuse,...
05 Sep 2017
The daily online paper Index published the article of Veronika Munk who writes the story of a 15-year-old girl. The story exemplifies what the Hungarian justice system does to children sexually exploited, how they are seen as perpetrators, rather...
29 Aug 2017
The prominent fact-finding blog "Kettos Merce" ('double standard') published a writing by Fanni Des who clarifies falsehoods and misconceptions around child sexual abuse. She points out that - even though this is NOT the case in Hungary - children...

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