Special section: Child sexual abuse

You can access all the resources on the issue of child sexual abuse on this single page: news, documents, learning resources, discussions and experts

News

09 Feb 2020
Pershi Lastivky [Early Swallows] is a hit television drama series in Ukraine. It focuses on the lives of secondary school students and their struggles with bullying, cyberbullying, suicide, and other problems which have never been publicly addressed... Read more
22 Jan 2020
Women’s and children’s rights have been repeatedly violated on many points in Turkey, and now lawmakers aim to cause them more harm. In 2014, the Turkish president said equality between men and women is 'against nature... Read more
20 Jan 2020
The Hungarian-language online portal published an interview with Gyongyi Kugler, a clinical psychologist who works at the Budapest Victim Support Center where many of her patients are child victims of abuse. Kugler says she... Read more

Learning

03 Feb 2020
A key topic of interest that emerged from scoping undertaken as part of the development of the University Network Children Challenging Sexual Violence (CCSV) is the need for standardised ethical guidance for doing participatory... Read more
30 Jan 2020
What is child to parent violence and abuse (CPVA) and how can we support families in this situation? Join us in an interactive webinar to explore the topic in details and learn methods to deal with it as a professional. Please write... Read more
25 Nov 2019
Enhance your knowledge of gender-based violence and the forms of domestic abuse Domestic violence is a global health issue that can take many forms and affect anyone. Health and social care professionals play an important role in recognising... Read more

Library

28 Nov 2019
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse published a research with young people into 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... Read more
01 Nov 2019
The publication focuses on: Mechanisms to report CSAM; Strengthening governance structures and multi-stakeholder co-operation; Implementing specific legislative and policy frameworks to criminalise OCSEA, identify perpetrators and... Read more
11 Oct 2019
On the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child, introduced by the UN in 2012 and celebrated yearly on October11th, Terre des Hommes launches again the “Indifesa” Campaign. This initiative aims at safeguarding education,... Read more

Multimedia

16 Oct 2019
On the 15th October 2019 Tunisia became the 45th state to join the Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse. The Lanzarote Convention is the most ambitious and comprehensive international legal... Read more
15 Oct 2019
The Regional TV spot is produced in the framework of the J/TiP project "Improving provision of services and raising awareness to combat Trafficking in Persons in the Balkans, Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo”.  SOS Hotline for... Read more
21 Apr 2019
The Child Sexual Abuse Centre has developed an informative, evidence-based resource for frontline practitioners in social care, health and police to explain the paediatric medical examination that takes place when there is an disclosure or suspicion... Read more

Child sexual abuse

[Ukraine] Ukraine's Teen Bullying Drama Shattered Taboos and Stirred a Nation
Date of publication: 2020
Pershi Lastivky [Early Swallows] is a hit television drama series in Ukraine.
Ethical considerations for universities working with children challenging sexual violence against children
Date of publication: 2020
A key topic of interest that emerged from scoping undertaken as part of the development of the University Network Children Challenging Sexual Violence (CCSV) is the need for standardised ethical guidance for doing participatory research with child
Child to parent violence and abuse - A practioner's guide to working with families
Date of publication: 2020
What is child to parent violence and abuse (CPVA) and how can we support families in this situation?
[Turkey] ‘Marry-Your-Rapist’ Bill to be Introduced by Lawmakers in Turkey
Date of publication: 2020
Women’s and children’s rights have been repeatedly violated on many points in Turkey, and now lawmakers aim to cause them more harm.
[Hungary] 'It is Dreadful when a Three-Year-Old Girl Tells you how her Father had Abused Her'
Date of publication: 2020
The Hungarian-language online portal published an interview with Gyongyi Kugler, a clinical psychologist who works at the Budapest Victim Support Center where many of her patients are child victims of abuse.
[Hungary] Some Wounds Can Not Be Healed: Affects of Child Abuse on Adult Life
Date of publication: 2020
Child abuse cases sometimes go unreported in Hungary due to lack of attention or in order to avoid conflict.
[Europe] The Family Secret Documentary and What Social Workers Need to Know about Sibling Sexual Abuse
Date of publication: 2019
The Family Secret, a one-off documentary recently shown on Channel 4, raises awareness to a very important but not researched enough problem, which is sibling sexual abuse.
[Georgia] Strengthening responses to child sexual exploitation and abuse in Georgia
Date of publication: 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.
Learning about online sexual harm
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse published a research with young people into their views and experiences of online risks and sexual harm.
[International] What Can We Learn from Young People’s Views on Online Sexual Harm?
Date of publication: 2019
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse published their research with young people concerning their views and experiences of online ris

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