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 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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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


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
24 Sep 2019
In the context of the regional project “Building Relationships through Innovative Development of Gender Based Violence Awareness in Europe – BRIDGE”, a questionnaire (mobile data collection tool) was conducted during the months of... Read more
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


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 Oct 2017
This ChildHub video presents ten features of forced marriage among children in Europe and Central Asia. Forced marriage is an emerging problem in the region, and it is increasingly important to understand the features of child marriage specific to... 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

Gender based violence

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.
The Consequences of Violence Towards Children (Infographic)
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: Child Protection Hub/ Katie Javanaud
This infographic provides essential information on the consequences of violence towards children. In both the short and long term, all forms of violence experienced during childhood can lead to poor physical and mental health.
Because I am a girl: Ending violence against women and girls (Infographic)
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: Plan International
This infographic from PLAN international presents the scale of gender based violence across the world.
Exploring the relationship between neglect and harmful sexual behaviours in children and young people
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: NSPCC
This is the third report in a three-part publication series by the NSPCC exploring the relationship between neglect in childhood and other forms of harm.


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