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

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
06 Apr 2019
The Hungarian daily, Magyar Nemzet, published an interview with the founder of the Barnahus in the Hungarian city of Szombathely, Dr. Lazary. Now the head of the National Barnahus Know-How Centre, Dr. Lazary talks about the establishment of the... Read more
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

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

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
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

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

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.
LEAP Course Journal/Workbook [Document]
Publisher: LEAP
This Workbook is for your individual reflection while completing the course: "Promoting Participatory Practice When Working with Children and Young People Effected by Sexual Violence"
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.
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
Hungarian Training to prevent sexual abuse
Blue Line Foundation organises workshops for child protection professionals on how to prevent and manage sexual abuse cases and the risk of children going missing after sexual abuse.
Zlatka’s story of early teen motherhood again raises issues of Roma in Bulgaria
The Sofia Globe reports that a 13-year-old girl from Bulgaria gave birth to a baby. The teenage girl belongs to Roma community and according to the country's Penal Code sexual intercourse under the age of 14 is criminalised. 
Training for Psychologists in Applying the Programme of Developing Adolescents' Resilience to Sexual Abuse and Exploitation "12PLUS"
National Center for Prevention of Child Abuse from Moldova announces the registration for the training of psychologists in the implementation of the programme of developing adolescents' resilience to sexual abuse and exploitation "12PLUS", which w
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
Protecting our children: vulnerabilities to grooming
Conference Programme Chair Sue Gower, Kent Safeguarding Children’s Board Keynote Speaker 1:Professor David Shemmings, Centre for Child Protection, University of Kent:  'Understanding Faith-based Abuse'

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