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 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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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

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

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

Turkey Withdraws Bill That Eased Penalties On Child Sexual Abuse
Date of publication: 2016
'NPR' reports that Turkey has tabled a controversial measure by the ruling party that would have allowed some sexual abusers of children to escape prison time if they married their victims.
Psychosocial Activities for Teenagers Promoting Gender Equality and Violence Prevention
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: Terre des hommes
This workshop manual is dedicated specially but no limited to professional and young leaders that are engaged in activities with boys and young men of 12 years and older, to develop a set of skills and abilities with the main goal to decrease the
Dutch professionals form a community of practice
Date of publication: 2016
The Dutch LEAP Community of Practice (CoP) consist of 16 professionals supporting young people who have experienced sexual violence (social workers, nurses, policy makers, a fund) and four adult experienced experts who engage with young people in
Message of British Youth Facilitators
Date of publication: 2016
On the 3rd-5th August, the youth facilitators, who represented the UK through the LEAP project, took part in a 3 day training event delivered by the University of Bedfordshire. They are the author of this news item:
Glossary on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: United Nations
This glossary aims at compiling existing terminology and nomenclature related to SEA to provide conceptual clarity and a common understanding of key terms used by different United Nations entities in the discourse on this topic.
Europol warns streaming child abuse among rising cybercrime
Date of publication: 2016
'RTE' reports that live streaming of child sexual abuse and so-called "revenge porn" is on the rise on the internet, Europe's police agency has warned, saying vulnerable children are increasingly falling victim to sexual predators.
Sex Slavery Thriving On Facebook And WhatsApp. Mark Zuckerberg, Are You Listening?
Date of publication: 2016
Mensxp.com reports that sex slavery is very real today, even though International Law says it’s illegal in every country of the world.
Estonian parliamentary panel backs ratification of child protection convention
Date of publication: 2016
'The Baltic Times' reports that the Legal Affairs Committee of the Estonian parliament today unanimously backed ratification of the Lanzarote Convention on the protection of children against sexual exploitation and sexual abuse.
Sharp rise in child indecent images in Scotland
Date of publication: 2016
The BBC reports that over 1,900 offences involving possession of indecent images of children were reported by Scottish police since 2013 and a 17% rise in cases between 2015-16.
How to spot if a child is being sexually abused and what you should do to stop it
Date of publication: 2016
Jan Coles, head of a Child Sex Exploitation team, writes for The Mirror on the tell-tale signs children are being groomed, forced, coerced or tricked into performing a sexual act.

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