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10 Dec 2018
On December 10, a report with recommendations prepared by the focus group of Ukrainian children between the ages of 14 and 19 on the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children was presented at the request of the Lanzarote Committee on the...
20 Nov 2018
The blog of the Hungarian SOS Children's Villages published an interview with psychologist Andras Szoke, who talks about a fairly new therapy called Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. The therapy helps processing traumatic experiences,...
14 Nov 2018
Thanks to the hospitality of the Swedish Embassy, and the support of the PROMISE II project, Maria Gorosch, police officer in the Stockholm Barnahus, and Alda Hrönn Jóhannsdottir, Icelandic prosecutor visited Budapest and met with various...
07 Nov 2018
dr. Szilvi Gyurkó, founder of Hintalovon Foundation wrote an article of a positive story, when the system worked. A social worker approached them, asking for help: she was informed that one of the boys in the school has been victim of long-standing...
17 Oct 2018
dr. Szilvia Gyurko, founder of Hintalovon Foundation approached the Central Statistical Office to see the numbers of children marrying. The shocking figure was that in 2016  388 girls married before their 18th birthday. The oldest groom was 61 years...
06 Jun 2018
On June 6, 2018 around 30 Hungarian professionals met to discuss how the Icelandic Barnahus model can be adapted in the Hungarian justice system, so that child victims of sexual violence can get protection as well as perpetrators can be put to...
18 Apr 2018
The law “On children protection from sexual abuse and sexual exploitation” amending Criminal Code of Ukraine came into force on April 18 on the day of its official publication. This law criminalizes sexual relations between adults and persons who...
09 Feb 2018
''Asylum seekers in Greece suffer widespread sexual violence and harassment in the country's sub-standard, overcrowded reception centres, the UN said on Friday'' according to AFP. ''In 2017, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) received reports from 622...

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