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

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.
Danger every step of the way
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: UNICEF
This report from UNICEF hightlights that children risk detention, rape, forced labour, beatings or death.
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.
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.


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