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

11 Nov 2019
Julianna is not just one young girl, who was born to a bad place. Julianna is all the girls, who grew up without parental guidance and does not know anything about her health, her body and her rights. Violent people take advantage of Julianna, they... Read more
01 Nov 2019
A newly published report from Malta conducted in 2018 by the Foundation for Social Welfare Services (FSWS) unveiled stats about the work of the Youth Services of Agenzija Appogg National Support line 179, which only last year received 9,010 genuine... Read more
16 Oct 2019
The streets in Warsaw, Poland were crowded with people protesting against a new bill that the government is planning to pass. The  bill, known as 'Stop Pedophilia', was proposed by the right-wing government... 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

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
01 Sep 2019
One of the main issues voiced by current research and the safeguarding practice environment is that the number of children that are being sexually abused and harmed is higher than the number of  children who are actually identified or... Read more
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

Multimedia

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
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
01 Apr 2019
Social entrepreneur Julie Cordua works on technologies to end the viral distribution of sexual abuse of children in images and videos on the internet. This could help to rescue children faster and could help break up the communities normalizing... Read more

Child sexual abuse

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.
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"
Studying preconditions for introducing the new practice of interrogating a child victim of sexual abuse
Publisher: Women's Consortium of Ukraine
According to data from various sources, sexual violence against children in Ukraine has acquired an alarming scale. Results of surveys among children show that every fifth child in Ukraine has been subject to various forms of sexual violence.
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. 

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