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13 Feb 2020
It is a natural process for children to become interested in their bodies and sex, but they rarely turn to their parents with their questions. Dr. Szilvia Gyurkó launched the Yelon online sex education program of the Hintalovon Children’s Rights...
11 Feb 2020
Dr. Szilvia Gyurkó, on Safe Internet Day (held on February 11), gathered six key points about the subject of child pornography. Child pornography is one of the fastest crime types in the world It is estimated, that more than 480 thousand child...
27 Jan 2020
Nadya (20 years old girl in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan) gave birth at a young age against her family and villagers wish. As she stated, during her high school years lots of teenagers had sexual interaction without having proper education on protected...
29 Nov 2019
At the end of November, a Council of Europe experts met the key stakeholders and authorities to identify gaps in legalisation, policies and practise of online and offline child sexual exploitation and abuse in Georgia. The main topics were:...
27 Nov 2019
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse published their research with young people concerning their views and experiences of online risks and sexual harm. The small-scale research included 213 young people aged 10–18, which means it is not...
09 Oct 2019
At the beginning of October, Europol (European Police Office) introduced its annual Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) report on cybercrime. The report focuses on six main topics: cyber-dependent crime, payment fraud, the criminal...
26 Sep 2019
According to the ILO, some 40 million people are victims of slavery (70% of whom are women): 25 million people in forced labour, and 15 million in forced marriage. Recently, 165 suspected victims of slavery from Bulgaria were discovered working for...
09 Jul 2019
The Bulgarian National Television news report on SOS Children's Villages’ ‘Firefly - Illuminate the Darkness’ Project draws attention to how foster parents, social workers, psychologists and specialists working with children are trained to protect...
27 Mar 2019
  Protect & Respect is the largest service for child sexual exploitation (CSE) in the UK, and is run by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. According to a recently published evaluation, tackling CSE requires putting...
13 Mar 2019
As a reaction to a concerning number of reported cases of sexual abuse of children online, the UK`s National Crime Agency is decided to expand their educational programme ThinkUKnow, aiming to teach children about dangers of online grooming. As part...

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