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

09 Jul 2019
The Bulgarian National Television news report on SOS Children's Villages’ ‘Firefly - Illuminate the Darkness’ Project draws attention to how foster parents, social workers, psychologists and specialists working with children... Read more
05 Jun 2019
The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published the second evaluation report on Finland. The report highlighted the progress been made in different areas, such as developing the... Read more
26 Apr 2019
Vulnerable young people are a high-risk group for becoming human trafficking victims. The latest results from the survey conducted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) “Awareness of Human Trafficking Risks Among... 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

15 Jul 2019
The Welsh Government issued a Consultation document on the topic of safeguarling children from sexual exploitation. The Consultation document is related to the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014, in particular part 7 of the... Read more
01 Apr 2019
This scoping review looks at the global research around the role and scope of CSA medical examinations (paediatric forensic medical examinations) with a particular focus on the lived experience of children and the service specification in England.... Read more
01 Nov 2018
Children are lured, entrapped and forced into trafficking situations using the internet and related technologies in increasing numbers. The use of this technology for the purposes of child sex trafficking is a fairly new phenomenon.  As the... Read more

Multimedia

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
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.

Child sexual abuse

Youth and Policy Special Issue: Sexual Trafficking and Young People
Date of publication: 2010
Publisher: Youth and Policy
The attached PDF is the June 2010 edition of Youth and Policy, which featured the issue of sexual trafficking and young people.  The issue is 145 pages and includes 7 articles.  
Seires of 3 worksops how to discuss with children and help them
Three difficult topics, three types of crises, three situations were a discussion with a helpful adult can be decisive. The worksops are held on Fridays from 2 pm to 7 pm.
PROMISE Project Series - Enabling Child-Sensitive Justice
Publisher: Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat
PROMISE is a project based on the commitment of several European countries to strengthen “multi-disciplinary and interagency collaboration to ensure that child victims and witnesses of violence have access to Barnahus and benefit from a child-frie
Child Maltreatment and Well-being: Contemporary Issues, Research and Practice
The aim of the conference is to bring together an interdisciplinary community of scientists and professionals working in the field of child maltreatment and child wellbeing and to exchange latest research, good practice, strategies and policies on
Conference on Violence and Sexual Exploitation of Children 17-18 November 2017
The Know-How Center for Alternative Childcare (Bulgaria) team participates in organizing a conference against violence and sexual exploitation of children.
PROMISE Project Series - Compendium of Law and Guidance
Publisher: Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat and Child Circle
PROMISE is a project based on the commitment of several European countries to strengthen “multi-disciplinary and interagency collaboration to ensure that child victims and witnesses of violence have access to Barnahus and benefit from a child-frie
‘Power, ownership and control – when we give young people a platform how prepared are we to listen to what they have to say?'
The Our Voices Research and Practice Network has been set up to establish a better understanding of the value and ethics of participatory interaction with youth affected by sexual violence.
Global Online Conference on Sexual Violence against Children with an evidence-based, equity-lens.
On 18-21 September, Proteknon is hosting the Global Online Conference on Sexual Violence against Children with an evidence-based, equity-lens.
25 years of fighting the sale and sexual exploitation of children: addressing new challenges
Publisher: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
This report summarizes the history, mandate, working methods, objectives and achievements of the UN Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography in its first 25 years of activity.

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