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04 Oct 2019
Dr Szilvia Gyurkó, children’s rights expert’s thoughts are summarized in nlc.hu article about what needs to happen in order to eliminate violence and abuse in children’s lives. Hungarian children are the least aware of their rights in Europe. A...

Social play "Body of Child". Chisinau, 11 July 2017. (OSCE/Liubomir Turcanu)

20 Jul 2017
On July 11 and 12, the premiers of the “Body of a Child”, a play produced by The COLISEUM Art Center to raise the awareness of the increasing risk of online child sexual exploitation, were held at “Gheorghe Asachi” High School in Chisinau. More than...
12 Jul 2017
“The OSCE Mission to Moldova is supporting the production of a social theatre play that aims to raise awareness of the increasing risk of online child sexual exploitation. The opening performances of the play, produced by the Art Centre Coliseum,...
26 May 2017
On May 25, 2017, the National Center for Child Abuse Prevention (NCCAP) from Moldova launched the National Campaign "Teenage Years in Safety". The Campaign is addressing the young generation aged 12+ and is going to offer the necessary tools for...
22 May 2017
The Star news had recently announced that an initiative will soon commence and will occur over the span of one year, with the mandate of prompting public concern of child sexual abuse and exploitation as well as to better cross-organizational...
13 May 2017
A Metro story had recently revealed that some of the United Kingdom's most vulnerable children are unaware of much of the grooming and sexual exploitation they endure. The article cites the NSPCC, which highlights how almost 2,000 minors have been...
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...
01 Dec 2016
'Reuters' reports that technology has fueled a surge in the buying and selling of children online for sexual abuse with advertising a child on the internet as "easy as booking an airfare", campaigners told an anti-slavery conference in London.
26 Sep 2016
Mensxp.com reports that sex slavery is very real today, even though International Law says it’s illegal in every country of the world. In fact it is so real, that according to the Global Slavery Index, “45.8 million people are in some form of modern...
22 Aug 2016
Jan Coles, head of a Child Sex Exploitation team, writes for The Mirror on the tell-tale signs children are being groomed, forced, coerced or tricked into performing a sexual act. This piece is written as a follow up to the news surrounding the...

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