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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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18 Apr 2017
'The Guardian' reports on a recently published research of the Harvard University that stresses that Afghani, Syrian and Pakistani unaccompanied children are forced into sexual exploitation in order to finance their onward trips from Greece. "...
16 Apr 2017
The LEAP project is developing a number of resources for practitioners to support them to undertake participation. All documents and materials will be available via Child Hub website and The website of the International Centre: researching CSE,...
30 Mar 2017
Four young people from the UK participated at the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women that took place in New York from 13-24 March 2017. The Commission (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to...
20 Mar 2017
The International Centre (IC): researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking (University of Bedfordshire) in partnership with Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) are undertaking an international review of evidence relating...
17 Mar 2017
"A recent study in the European Union member states shows that the number of people who think rape can be justified is high in alarming numbers." The article written by Jennifer Morris in Weforum.org was brought by reporter.al to raise the issue of...
13 Mar 2017
In this article, "Island Echo" reports that "The Isle of Wight Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) is joining the fight against child sexual exploitation and will be hosting an awareness event in St Thomas’s Square, Newport on Saturday, 18th...
12 Mar 2017
In this article, the Dorset Echo reports on a blog written by Martyn Underhill in which he explains how providing "age appropriate sex and relationship education" is an important step towards safeguarding vulnerable children. 
07 Mar 2017
The online portal "HVG.hu" reports about a recent research of the National Criminology Institute, Ms.Katalin Parti, Ms. Judit Szabo and Mr. Gyorgy Virag, which looked at cases of sexual abuse in five Hungarian counties in 2015. 70% of the victims in...
06 Mar 2017
Council of Europe has announced new report focusing on the protection of children affected by the refugee crisis from sexual exploitation and abuse. Key detected challenges are: non-comprehensive data collection, inadequate reception conditions,...
01 Mar 2017
Professionals of SECOS -Sexual Exploitation Children's Outreach Service of Barnardo's in the UK organised three days of training for young facilitators in the LEAP project. The training took place at ‘ Peat Rigg’  residential  venue in the North of...

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