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


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


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


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


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

Foreign embassy staff accused of human trafficking and child sex offences
Date of publication: 2016
The BBC reports on extremely concerning allegations emerging that diplomatic staff with immunity working in embassies in the UK have committed a range of human rights abuses including child sexual exploitation and human trafficking.
No Way Out for Refugee Kids Selling Themselves in Athens
Date of publication: 2016
Refugees Deeply reports that there has been a rise in migrant children in Athens turning to prostitution and the drug trade to escape desperate conditions.
Government must do more to teach children about abuse, says MP
Date of publication: 2016
The Guardian reports that British MP Sarah Champion is calling for the government to do much more to prevent child sexual exploitation and online grooming.
Exploring the relationship between neglect and adult-perpetrated intrafamilial child sexual abuse
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: NSPCC
This report forms part of a series of research packages produced by the NSPCC which aims at better understanding the link between neglect and other forms of harm.In this particular publication the focus narrows specifically to adult-perpetrated in
Exploring the relationship between neglect and harmful sexual behaviours in children and young people
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: NSPCC
This is the third report in a three-part publication series by the NSPCC exploring the relationship between neglect in childhood and other forms of harm.
Exploring the relationship between neglect and child sexual exploitation
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: NSPCC
This report forms part of a series of research packages produced by the NSPCC which aims at better understanding the link between neglect and other forms of harm.
Date of publication: 2016
For the purposes of the project „Connected and Safe – Towards a virtual environment safe for children “Save the Children seeks consultants (applying individually or on behalf of the certain company or organization, further named: consultants) with
Refugees caught up in child prostitution in Athens
Date of publication: 2016
UPI reports that there are new arrivals in the once-grand park of Pedion tou Areos in central Athens. Among the drug dealers and dog walkers, joggers and junkies, are a shifting cast of refugee children.
UN Chief Announces Fund to Fight Violence Against Children
Date of publication: 2016
The New York Times reports on the UN's announcement to created a new fund aimed at achieving the end of violence against children.
Evaluability Assessment- UNFPA-UNICEF Global Programme to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage
Date of publication: 2016
The UNICEF and UNFPA Evaluation Offices plan to jointly commission an evaluability assessment of the UNFPA-UNICEF Global Programme to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage.


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