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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

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
13 Mar 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... Read more

Learning

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
22 Jun 2016
On 12 May 2016 the Global Study on Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism report was launched after two years of research, resulting in the largest information bank ever collected on the issue. A unique research endeavour, The Global... Read more

Library

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
28 Sep 2016
This publication aims to inform the public about various facets of commercial sexual exploitation of children, by answering a series of questions designed to popularize knowledge about this phenomenon.

Topics

14 Mar 2017 by Raluca Condruț (Icleanu)
Buna ziua,​ Va punem in atentie metodologia de invatare/ predare inovatoare bazată pe învățarea experiențială si pe activități psihosociale, care are...
02 Mar 2017 by TDH Super Admin
This is your space to discuss, please feel free to create new threads of discussions. If you have any technical difficulties write to info@childhub....
27 Jan 2017 by Emilia Sorescu
Hello!  I think can be useful I to share what we read, whether it's fiction  or specialized books. A a deeply moving book, which I used at my classe...

Multimedia

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
15 Aug 2016
This infographic provides essential information on the consequences of violence towards children. In both the short and long term, all forms of violence experienced during childhood can lead to poor physical and mental health. Behaviorally and socio... Read more

Child sexual abuse

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. 
Shocking Hungarian data: 70% of victims of sexual violence are children
Date of publication: 2017
The online portal "HVG.hu" reports about a recent research of the National Criminology Institute, Ms.Katalin Parti, Ms. Judit Szabo and Mr. Gyorgy Virag, which looked at cases of sexual abuse in five Hungarian counties in 2015.
Council of Europe has announced Special report "Protecting children affected by the refugee crisis from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse"
Date of publication: 2017
Council of Europe has announced new report focusing on the protection of children affected by the refugee crisis from sexual exploitation and abuse.
Over 850 complaints were made in 2016 about online inapropriate images in Romania
Date of publication: 2017
At a press conference entitled "The Impact of sexual abuse imagery on children online", Save the Children Romania presented a report which shows that, throughout 2016, the reporting line Esc_ABUZ recorded 1,887 complaints regarding illegal online
Bulgarian youth discuss prevention of sexual violence and are trained as youth facilitators
Date of publication: 2017
In October 2016 the training of youth facilitators was held in Pernik, Bulgaria.

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