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 Aug 2019
Around 20 care professionals from Belgium, Greece, Malta and Romania are gathering in Budapest 30 September - 1 October 2019 for the Training of Trainers organized as part of the regional project Building Relationships through Innovative Development... Read more
28 May 2019
A new pilot programme ‘Reducing Sexism and Violence Program – Middle School Program’ was implemented as part of a recent study conducted in the United States, with the aim to explore if boys’ attitude towards violence against... Read more
14 Apr 2019
Physical violence and emotional abuse are still a daily reality for many children in Moldova, both at home and at school. Terre des hommes Moldova, with the financial support of the Oak Foundation, launched a three-year project to prevent violence... Read more

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Learning

12 Jun 2019
About the webinar: "Building Relationships through Innovative Development of Gender-Based Violence Awareness in Europe - BRIDGE" is a regional project aiming to strengthen the statutory response to gender-based violence (GBV) ... 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

29 Aug 2019
This Training Manual was prepared within the framework of the “Building Relationships through Innovative Development of Gender-Based Violence Awareness in Europe (BRIDGE) project. The BRIDGE project is a two-year project implemented under the... Read more
29 Aug 2019
This manual was prepared within the framework of the “Building Relationships through Innovative Development of Gender-Based Violence Awareness in Europe (BRIDGE) project. The BRIDGE project is a two-year project implemented under the lead of... Read more
01 May 2019
The publication Voices from Syria arises as an attempt to support the development and implementation of humanitarian programs to prevent and respond to gender-based violence (GBV) in Syria. The report provides an in-depth view of the lives of... 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

Out from the Shadows: Sexual Violence against Children with Disabilities
Date of publication: 2011
Publisher: Save The Children
Children with disabilities can be particularly vulnerable to sexual violence due to the fact that they are often isolated from broader society and lack education or information about their rights.
What Works for Us - Children and Young People Affected by Sexual Exploitation
Date of publication: 2011
Publisher: Barnardo’s, ECPAT UK, the National Working Group for Sexually Exploited Children and Young People, and the University of Bedfordshire
In 2009, the Government Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF), produced g
Protecting Children from Sexual Violence - A Comprehensive Approach
Date of publication: 2011
Publisher: Council of Europe
As part of its One in Five campaign, the Council of Europe has produced this publication examining sexual violence against children in Europe from legal, policy, social, research and advocacy perspectives.
A Manual for Empowering young People in Preventing Gender-Based Violence Through Peer Education
Date of publication: 2011
Publisher: Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies
The Youth4Youth training manual is the culmination of a series of initiatives undertaken in several European countries that aimed at shedding more light on the issue of gender-based violence among adolescents.
Towards a Child-friendly Justice and Support for Child Victims of Sexual Abuse
Date of publication: 2011
Publisher: Council of Europe
In this chapter, the author examines the phenomenon of child abuse in Europe, including the stages of societal awareness, Europe’s policy and legislative response, and then provides a case study from Iceland from their “Children’s Houses (Barnahus
Recovery Services for Child Victims of Sexual Violence and Their Families - What Can Be Offered?
Date of publication: 2011
Publisher: Council of Europe
This chapter outlines the needs of children who have experienced sexual violence, as well as their families, and discusses gaps and promising approaches in order to address these needs.
MIGS Launches Campaign on Gender-based Violence
Date of publication: 2010
‘Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies’ is launching an awareness raising campaign on gender-based violence in interpersonal relationships in the framework of Daphne III Project ‘Perspective’ for young people. The...
Applying Science. Advancing Practice (ASAP)
Date of publication: 2009
Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Applying Science. Advancing Practice.
Bringing Security Home: Combating Violence Against Women in the OSCE Region
Date of publication: 2009
Publisher: Organization For Security And Co-operation In Europe
This publication documents more than 95 good practices to help eliminate gender-based violence and highlights their impact in preventing violence a…
Strategy on Gender Equality and Domestic Violence 2007-2010 and Aproval 19.12.2007
Date of publication: 2007
DECISION No.913, date 19.12.2007 on the approval of the national strategy on gender equality and domestic violence 2007 - 2010, and its action plan. In the document the strategy and action plan follows the PM decision.

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