Special section: Gender based violence

You can access all the resources on the issue of gender-based violence on this single page - news, documents, learning resources, discussions and experts.

News

28 Dec 2018
The National Network for Children (Bulgaria) shared a survey done by the Gallup International sociological agency from the beginning of December 2018, which indicated that Bulgarians are moderately tolerant regarding various topics of family... Read more
17 Dec 2018
Empowering Roma Women to Support Children's Education The Know-How Center for Alternative Care for Children in partnership with the Opportunity and Protection Association, the European Roma Information Office (ERIO), the Tulip Foundation and... Read more
13 Feb 2018
The Autonomous Women's Center project is designed as a contribution to the prevention of violence and it is implemented in the period from January 2016 to the end of 2018. Project activities are implemented in 15 cities in Serbia, and include... Read more

Learning

17 Sep 2018
Dezvoltați-vă aptitudinile necesare pentru a evalua și a gestiona incidentele de comportament sexualizat în cadrul școlii dvs. În Regatul Unit conducerea subliniază importanța furnizării unui răspuns eficient la comportamentul sexual dăunător (... 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
13 Nov 2017
Gain the skills to assess and manage incidents of sexualised behaviour within your primary school. Working at your own pace, this online course will teach you how to: recognise which sexual behaviours are healthy and which are of concern... Read more

Library

01 May 2018
Launched in 2017, Breaking the Cycle is a project that aims at building capacity in the field of youth, increasing the capacity of organizations working in the area of gender-based violence (GBV) by responding to the need for specific, innovative... Read more
01 Mar 2018
In response to the unfolding humanitarian crisis in 2015-2017 in the Balkans, CARE International Balkans (hereinafter referred to as CARE Balkans) provided urgent humanitarian assistance to refugees and migrants as they passed through Serbia on... 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

26 Oct 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. Partners in the project... Read more
18 Sep 2017
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:... Read more
30 Jun 2017
Thames Valley Police have highlighted the issue by promoting a cartoon comparing sexual intercourse to a well known British pastime – drinking a cup of tea. The result is this simple, effective and at times quite funny video, which... Read more

Gender based violence

The correlation between childhood sexual abuse and subsequent risky sexual behaviour
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: National Center for Child Abuse Prevention of Moldova (NCCAP)
The purpose of this study was to research the consequences of childhood sexual abuse on adult life by learning about the protective and risk factors.
Whistleblower quits UN human rights office, cites “complete impunity” over child rape by peacekeepers
Date of publication: 2016
UN Watch is reporting on the resignation of the director of field operations for the UN human rights office (OHCHR) over what he sees the lack of accountability after he exposed the rape of children by UN peace keepers.
PERILS AND POSSIBILITIES: Growing up online
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: UNICEF
The rapid expansion of digital technology and increased access to the Internet has transformed young people’s lives worldwide.
PSNI crime statistics: Rise inreported child exploitation crimes in Northern Ireland
Date of publication: 2016
The BBC reports on statistics that indicate a rise in the number of sexual exploitation, serious sexual assaults and domestic abuse. A total of 105,023 crimes have been reported in Northern Ireland in the 2014/2015 year, a 1.8% increase from the...
Promoting Learning on Recovery and (Re)Integration from Child Sexual Exploitation
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: RISE Learning Network
This toolkit is designed to assist those working with victims of child sexual exploitation in monitoring and evaluating the reintegration of children and young people back into their families and/ or their wider communities. The toolkit provides i
Global Study: Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: ECPAT International
A two-year global study initiated by ECPAT International reveals that more children are being sexually exploited than ever before and that this is an endemic phenomenon throughout the world.
Qualitative research on social norms and factors influencing domestic violence, gender-based violence and physical punishment of children
Date of publication: 2016
Kosovo: The qualitative assessment, conducted by UNICEF and DOTS, explored using a social norms perspective attitudes and perceptions of men and women on gender-based violence and physical punishment of children, what social and individual factors
Sexting among under-16s skyrocketing, says Labour
Date of publication: 2016
BBC news reports that sexting among young people is "skyrocketing" but the government is "refusing to protect the smartphone generation", says Labour.  The party is committed to compulsory age-appropriate sex education in all of England's schools,
Rise in number of child abuse reports across Cumbria
Date of publication: 2016
The News & Star reports on the large increase in the number of reported child abuse cases in Cumbria, UK, over the last year.
Number of sex crimes at schools doubles in three years
Date of publication: 2016
The Bristol Post reports that the number of sexual offences carried out on school premises has almost doubled in three years.

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