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.


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
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


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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


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
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


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

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.
Protecting Children from Sexual Exploitation & Sexual Violence in Disaster & Emergency Situations
Date of publication: 2006
This manual is not intended to be an academic report but instead is a practical guide that we hope will be of use to people working directly in the…
10 Essential Learning Points: Listen and Speak out against Sexual Abuse of Boys and Girls
Date of publication: 2005
Publisher: The International Save the Children Alliance
Children's voices have often been missing from discussions about child sexual abuse and exploitation, and studies on these topics often neglect children's perspective.
Gender and Migration
Date of publication: 2005
Publisher: BRIDGE
This Overview Report on Gender and Migration takes a broad approach to migration – it looks at the gender dynamics of both international and the le…
Council of Europe: "KEEP ME SAFE" from sexual violence
Publisher: Council of Europe
In 2010, the Council of Europe adopted Guidelines on child friendly justice intended to enhance children’s access to and treatment in justice.


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