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

10 Dec 2018
On December 10, a report with recommendations prepared by the focus group of Ukrainian children between the ages of 14 and 19 on the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children was presented at the request of the Lanzarote Committee on the... Read more
20 Nov 2018
The blog of the Hungarian SOS Children's Villages published an interview with psychologist Andras Szoke, who talks about a fairly new therapy called Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. The therapy helps processing traumatic... Read more
14 Nov 2018
Thanks to the hospitality of the Swedish Embassy, and the support of the PROMISE II project, Maria Gorosch, police officer in the Stockholm Barnahus, and Alda Hrönn Jóhannsdottir, Icelandic prosecutor visited Budapest and met with various... Read more

Learning

07 Nov 2018
                      This ChildHub Academy online course is aimed at professionals who are involved in carrying out assessments where there are concerns about... Read more
17 Sep 2018
Dezvoltați-vă aptitudinile necesare pentru a evalua și a gestiona incidentele de comportament sexualizat în cadrul școlii dvs. În Regatul Unit conducerea subliniază importanța furnizării unui răspuns eficient la comportamentul sexual dăunător (... Read more
15 Jan 2018
This e-course is designed for practitioners working with children and young people affected by sexual violence in order to help them develop particpiatory practices all through their work. The course is made up of an Introduction and six modules (... Read more

Library

31 Oct 2018
The present research looks at the main migration patterns and trends of internal and outward migration from Ukraine trying to assess the push and pull factors for regular and irregular migration which affect children. It focuses on the impact of... Read more
01 Jan 2018
Family for Every Child produced a report this year titled 'Caring for Boys Affected by Sexual Violence'.  This initial study sought to understand existing knowledge on the drivers of sexual violence affecting boys, and the existing... Read more
01 Jan 2018
Abstract. “Children, i.e. people between 0 and 18 years old, have human rights. This is undisputed and the Convention of the Rights of the Child is a sufficient indication of this fact. What remains problematic is what they can do with their... Read more

Multimedia

27 Nov 2018
Hintalovon Foundation in Hungary worked with a group of young Ambassador's to participate in the reporting to the Lanzarote committee. In 2018 the Committee started a thematic inquiry and the Hungarian young people have put together their own... Read more
08 Mar 2018
Usain Bolt will play in Unicef's Soccer Aid game in June. The Olympic sprinter will captain the World XI, while Robbie Williams heads up the England side.
17 Nov 2017
On 18 November, the Council of Europe will celebrate the 3rd edition of the European Day on the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse. Together with the Council of Europe digital parenting coach @DigiParentCoach Elizabeth... Read more

Child sexual abuse

Participatory Practice for children and young people affected by sexual violence
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: LEAP/ChildHub
A downloadable workbook for the LEAP/ChildHub e-course: Particpiatory Practice for children and young people affected by sexual violence.
[Moldova] OSCE Mission to Moldova-supported Play Raises Awareness of Online Child Sexual Exploitation
Date of publication: 2017
“The OSCE Mission to Moldova is supporting the production of a social theatre play that aims to raise awareness of the increasing risk of online child sexual exploitation.
[United Kingdom] As a male survivor of child sexual abuse, I need you to know my story
Date of publication: 2017
Tim Verity, a journalist for The Telegraph, tells his heartbreaking story of his experiences and confrontations with sexual abuse that had occurred early within his childhood.
[United Kingdom] 1,000s of children rescued from slavery in England – report
Date of publication: 2017
A Russia Today article cites a recent report featured in the Daily Mail, which spotlights the mass enslavement of children and youth throughout England. 
Tea and consent [Video]
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Thames Valley Police
Thames Valley Police have highlighted the issue by promoting a cartoon comparing sexual intercourse to a well known British pastime – drinking a cup of tea.
[Croatia] Expert meeting was held with the subject "Girls as victims of sexual abuse"
Date of publication: 2017
With the financial support of the French Mediterranean Women's Fund, which promotes women's rights in the Mediterranean region an expert meeting was held on June 26 in Zagreb, Kaptol 27.
[United Kingdom] Rugby taxi drivers will be trained to spot child sexual exploitation signs
Date of publication: 2017
On Monday, June 26, the Rugby Borough Council rendered a positive decision that requires the borough's taxi services to complete training provided by Barnado’s on child grooming, in order to identify red-flags of potential cases of child grooming
[Afghanistan] Bacha bazi: Afghan subculture of child sex slavery
Date of publication: 2017
Asia One spotlights a common, but yet disturbing practice that is most common in  Afghanistan.
Online Sexual Exploitation of Children: An Alarming Trend
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: U.S Department of State
Due to the development and the increase of new forms of technology, online sexual exploitation of children is on the rise internationally, with estimations suggesting that tens of thousands of children around the world could be suffering from this
[Hungary] Hungarian sociologist - Tdh staff - honoured as Trafficking in Persons Hero at US ceremony
Date of publication: 2017
Each year, the Department of State honors individuals around the world who have devoted their lives to the fight against human trafficking.

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