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

01 Feb 2019
The mother of a three-year-old girl has become the first person in the UK to be found guilty of female genital mutilation (FGM). The 37-year-old woman, from east London, was convicted following a trial at the Old Bailey. Her 34-year-old... Read more
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

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
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
02 Nov 2017
Let's talk about sexual violence against children and its consequences. About children's right to participate. This webinar is designed for specialists, students and professionals and aims to reach an agreement on the terms used for... 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

The protection of children against sexual exploitation and sexual abuse facilitated by information and communication technologies [Video]
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Council of Europe
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.
A Guide on developing Communities of Practice
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: LEAP
“Communities of practice are groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly.” (Wenger,2007).
Can we talk about sexual abuse of children in a common language? [ChildHub webinar in Bulgarian]
Date of publication: 2017
Let's talk about sexual violence against children and its consequences. About children's right to participate.
A FAMILIAR FACE Violence in the lives of children and adolescents
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Division of Data, Research and Policy
A Familiar Face: Violence in the lives of children and adolescents uses the most current data to shed light on four specific forms of violence: violent discipline and exposure to domestic abuse during early childhood; violence at school; violent d
LEAP: Publication on the Impact and Results [Document]
Date of publication: 2017
The E-Magazine introduces the results of the EU-funded project LEAP: Life Skills, Leadership and Limitless Potential,  Participatory Methods for Working with Children and Young People Affected by Sexual Violence.
[Hungary] There are clear signs of child sexual abuse
Date of publication: 2017
The Hungarian portal for young people, YELON published an article of Eva Kerpel on the signs of sexual abuse.
[International] WHO releases new guidelines Responding to children and adolescents who have been sexually abused
Date of publication: 2017
For the first time, WHO has published guidelines to help (primarily) front-line healthcare providers give high-quality, compassionate, and respectful care to children and adolescents (up to age 18) who have or may have experienced sexual abuse, in
[Croatia] Child Protection Center of Zagreb and PROMISE Project Presented At the 15th ISPCAN Regional Conference In Haague
Date of publication: 2017
Director of Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb, prof. dr. sc.
[Hungary] Is it possible to preven child sexual abuse with a story book? - Interview with the authors
Date of publication: 2017
The independent political blog published an interview with two authors of the storybook "Lili and Braveness", which was published with the help crowdfunding.
LoveGuide Videos on Sexual Exploitation and Violence (In Bulgarian) [Video]
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: LoveGuide
Three videos on sexual exploitation and violence. They are realized by the LoveGuide team, which answers questions related to sex and intimate relationships, exciting young people, with the help of short videos. Here are the links to them:

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