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

05 Feb 2020
In a new press release, the EU highlighted their role in international efforts to eliminate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) via their support for a number of projects worldwide, and by including the elimination of FGM in their... Read more
31 Jan 2020
Around 20 care professionals from Belgium, Greece, Malta and Romania will gather in Budapest 20–21 February for a Coaching and Mentoring Workshop, organized as part of the regional project, Building Relationships through Innovative... Read more
09 Dec 2019
Roll-out trainings for care professionals and youth facilitators are being organized in Belgium, Greece, Malta and Romania as part of the BRIDGE project. They follow the Training of Trainers (ToT) held in Budapest at the beginning of October ... Read more

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Learning

19 Feb 2020
This webinar is being organized as part of the regional project "Building Relationships through Innovative Development of Gender-Based Violence Awareness in Europe - BRIDGE" which has the aim to strengthen the statutory response to gender-... Read more
28 Jan 2020
This webinar is being organized as part of the regional project "Building Relationships through Innovative Development of Gender-Based Violence Awareness in Europe - BRIDGE" which has the aim to strengthen the statutory response to gender-... Read more
25 Nov 2019
Enhance your knowledge of gender-based violence and the forms of domestic abuse Domestic violence is a global health issue that can take many forms and affect anyone. Health and social care professionals play an important role in recognising... Read more

Library

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
30 Sep 2019
"Co-creating a Counselling Method for Refugee Women GBV Victims" aims to inform and support refugee women who have been victims of gender-based violence and to improve their access to services.  The purpose of this... 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

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 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

Number of sex crimes at schools doubles in three years
Date of publication: 2016
The Bristol Post reports that the number of sexual offences carried out on school premises has almost doubled in three years.
Adolescent Boys and Young Men: Engaging Them as Supporters of Gender Equality and Health and Understanding their Vulnerabilities
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: Promundo and UNFPA
This report highlights the importance of engaging adolescent boys and young men in sexual and reproductive health and rights and in gender equality. It reviews current research on boys’ and young men’s specific risks and realities – and the...
Jordan to combat sexual exploitation of Syrian girls
Date of publication: 2016
Albawaba reports that the Jordanian Ministry of Social Development is increasing its efforts to address the sexual exploitation of underage girls.
Paul Scates: ‘Tens of thousands suffer in silence’
Date of publication: 2016
The Guardian reports that the mental health campaigner Paul Scates was one of a number of survivors speaking up as part of the inaugural Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Week and a new campaign, #itsnotokay.
UNHCR report warns refugee women on the move in Europe are at risk of sexual and gender-based violence
Date of publication: 2016
UNHCR, UNFPA and WRC published in January 2016 a joined conduted report on the risks involved for refugee and migrant women and girls in Greece and Macedonia. The assessment was conduted in November 2015.
Dating apps fuel rise in sex attacks: Sites linked to reports of rape and grooming
Date of publication: 2016
According to Daily Mail, crime reports involving dating apps have risen sevenfold in just two years – and include serious offences such as rape, assault and child exploitation. Just 55 cases were recorded by police in England and Wales in 2013, bu
Gender assessment of the refugee and migration crisis in Serbia and FYR Macedonia
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: UN Women
This assessment is informed by an understanding of the fact that women, girls, boys and men experience crises and resulting displacement in different ways, and as such have distinct needs, coping methods, priorities and face different protection r
Men and gender equality in the Republic of Moldova
Date of publication: 2015
Publisher: Center of Investigations and Consultation
The study "Men and gender equality in the Republic of Moldova” is one of the most comprehensive studies, which offers a holistic view on the life of men and women, attitudes and behavior of men and women towards gender equality, family relationshi
Thousands of child sex abuse cases missed, report says
Date of publication: 2015
BBC News reports that, according to a recent study carried out in UK, the majority of child sex abuse is carried out by family or friends and up to 85% goes unreported. The report found that 1) two-thirds of child sexual abuse took place within th
Are paedophiles' brains wired differently?
Date of publication: 2015
BBC News reports that there has been immense concern in recent years over the scale of child sexual abuse.

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