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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

18 Apr 2017
'The Guardian' reports on a recently published research of the Harvard University that stresses that Afghani, Syrian and Pakistani unaccompanied children are forced into sexual exploitation in order to finance their onward trips from... Read more
20 Mar 2017
The International Centre (IC): researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking (University of Bedfordshire) in partnership with Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) are undertaking an international review of evidence relating... Read more
17 Mar 2017
"A recent study in the European Union member states shows that the number of people who think rape can be justified is high in alarming numbers." The article written by Jennifer Morris in Weforum.org was brought by reporter.al to raise the... Read more

Learning

15 May 2017
Intended audience The course is open to upper year undergraduates; postgraduates; NGO activists and practitioners interested in interdisciplinary human rights, gender equality, women’s empowerment, migration; young lawyers and social... Read more
30 Mar 2017
This webinar is designed for specialists, students and professionals who work with the issues of  sexual violence and child exploitation. During the webinar we will look at the terms used for sexual violence and child exploitation, discuss... Read more
08 Dec 2016
  When young people have access to information and adults are able to have meaningful conversations with them, then a strong basis is in place for young people to participate actively. Many professionals are hesitant however to discuss... Read more

Library

19 Apr 2017
From the Executive Summary: The present study analyzes the risk factors responsible for the exposure of migrant and refugee children to physical, psychological, and sexual violence and exploitation in Greece in the context of the... Read more
07 Oct 2016
This child-friendly leaflet helps define and explain about sexual violence, as well as providing points of contact for those effected. This is available in both English and Bulgarian.
05 Oct 2016
This glossary aims at compiling existing terminology and nomenclature related to SEA to provide conceptual clarity and a common understanding of key terms used by different United Nations entities in the discourse on this topic. It is the product of... Read more

Topics

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Multimedia

10 Apr 2017
As part of the launching of the new annual report of the Council of Europe's GRETA, it has also published an infographic on what we know about the sexual exploitation and abuse of children affected by the refugee crisis. Read more
15 Nov 2016
The short video describes how the Child Protection Center of Zagreb works in an inter-disciplinary way to treat and rehabilitate child victims of abuse and find them permanent solutions. The video has been produced by ChildHub as part of its... Read more
02 Sep 2016
As part of their ‘Because I am a girl’ project, Plan International have produced an infographic series which documents the challenges girls face in emergencies. Girls and women are 14 times more likely to die in disaster situations than... Read more

Child sexual abuse

Research Fellow - LINEA II
Date of publication: 2017
"The Gender, Violence and Health Centre (GVHC) within the Department of Global Heath at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow for the LINEA II initiative 
Emergency within an Emergency
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: FXB Center for Health and Human Rights Harvard University
From the Executive Summary:
Child refugees in Europe "forced to sell bodies" to pay smugglers
Date of publication: 2017
'The Guardian' reports on a recently published research of the Harvard University that stresses that Afghani, Syrian and Pakistani unaccompanied child
Protecting Children Affected by Refugee Crisis from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (Infographic)
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Council of Europe
As part of the launching of the new annual report of the Council of Europe's GRETA, it has also published an infographic on what we know abo
Speaking the same language on sexual violence and child exploitation [Webinar in Bulgarian]
Date of publication: 2017
This webinar is designed for specialists, students and professionals who work with the issues of  sexual violence and child exploitation.
Work for the International Centre: Research Assistant wanted
Date of publication: 2017
The International Centre: Researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking' at the University of Bedfordshire is seeking to appoint a Research Assistant to support the development of its innovative programme of work around contextua
Being Heard’ project - Call for evidence: participatory approaches to children and young people’s involvement in research and consultation addressing sexual violence
Date of publication: 2017
The International Centre (IC): researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking (University of Bedfordshire) in partnership with Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) are undertaking an international review of evidence relating
Can a rape be justified? An alarming number of Europeans think "yes"
Date of publication: 2017
"A recent study in the European Union member states shows that the number of people who think rape can be justified is high in alarming numbers." The article written by Jennifer Morris in Weforum.org was brought by reporter.al to raise the issue of...
Newport to Host Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Event
Date of publication: 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, 18t
'Children must be equipped with an understanding of what constitutes a healthy, safe relationship': Steps to effectively safeguard against child sexual exploitation
Date of publication: 2017
In this article, the Dorset Echo reports on a blog written by Martyn Underhill in which he explains how providing "age appropriate sex and relationship education" is an important step towards safeguarding vulnerable children. 

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