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19 Sep 2019
According to data from 2018, every 5th child aged 7-12 in Hungary already registered to a social media page, and 23% of children aged 10-18 was victim of online bullying. Because not everyone can recognize that s/he was a victim of bullying, it is...
30 Aug 2019
The Hintalovon Children’s Rights Foundation was contacted by a parent asking for help to clarify which legal regulation applies to situations when a grandparent shares pictures of a child on social media without the parents’ permission (but with the...
30 May 2019
 "The Safer Schools” is a new application launched in more than 13,000 schools in the UK with the aim to educate, empower, protect children from online risks and give parents, teachers, and children the tools to identify, prevent and reduce the...
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,...
Prezentacija na FPN - studenti Odsjeka za socijalni rad
01 Dec 2016
U saradnji sa Fakultetom političkih nauka Sarajevo, 30.11.2016. godine održana je prezentacija za studente Odsjeka za socijalni rad FPN Sarajevo. Predstavljena je Child Protection Hub online platforma (www.childhub.org) koju i studenti mogu...
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...
13 Jun 2016
Thenews.com reports that it is a well-known fact that online sexual violence against children easily crosses national borders. The specific nature of the abuse is varied: it could be a picture or a movie, ‘live streaming’, or it could be sexual...
18 Feb 2016
The Guardian reports that technology is transforming the lives of children and young people all over the world but stakeholders need to work together to ensure the benefits outweigh the risks.Access to the internet and mobile devices empowers young...
15 Feb 2016
ITPRO reports that paedophiles have been using Facebook's 'groups' function to share indecent comments and sexually suggestive images of children, an investigation by the BBC has found.  Facebook claims that it does everything it can to fight online...

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