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27 Dec 2019
My Voice is a six-week programme in schools and colleges that deals with the exploitation of young people. My Voice supports teenagers aged 11–19 who may experience social exclusion, youth offending, going missing from home, self-esteem problems,...
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:...
26 Nov 2019
What can I do when I experience abuse? Dr Szilvia Gyurkó has gathered this information in one place and adds that the system is not flawless, there may be obstacles at every point, so it is better to ask for help from multiple channels. If the...
22 Nov 2019
The Hungarian Province of the Society of Jesus created a Child Protection Policy in 2011. It was reviewed and updated in 2014, and again in November 2019. Each and every member and associate of the Province has had to sign the document and agree to...
18 Nov 2019
On the European Day for the Protection of Children Against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse (18 November), a booklet is being published by the Hintalovon Child Rights Foundation, the Fund to End Violence Against Children, and with the...
18 Nov 2019
Findings of the largest post-census survey on ”a range of indicators in the areas of health, education, child protection, and HIV / AIDS” have been presented at the regional conference in Tivat, organized by the Statistics Office and UNICEF....
14 Nov 2019
Neglect, abuse and being born into 'dysfunctional families' are the main reasons why more than 7,000 unborn children are placed in the category ‘children in need’. This number has almost tripled in the last eight years. Domestic violence, drugs,...
14 Nov 2019
The “Start to Talk” campaign was launched by the Council of Europe to fight against the abuse of children in sports. Sport is a good way to learn how to be resilient, how to cope with failures and how to be a team member, but it can create a...
13 Nov 2019
Under the leadership of the WHO, international child welfare organisations have been searching for interventions which would be the most effective in ending violence against children. This resulted in the INSPIRE package: Seven Strategies for Ending...
21 Oct 2019
A declaration on ‘Protecting children in out-of-home care from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse’ has been adopted in Nicosia, Cyprus, on 18 October by the Lanzarote Committee. The declaration’s main concepts include: ‘Out-of-home care’...

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