Special section: Violence against children

You can access all the resources on the issue of violence against children on this single page: news, documents, learning resources, discussions and experts

News

10 Oct 2019
The European Commission notified 13 Member States (Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czechia, Greece, Estonia, Finland, France, Hungary, Luxembourg, Latvia, Poland and Slovenia) for failing to implement EU rules on combating the sexual... Read more
09 Oct 2019
As a first country in the UK Scotland has made it a crime for parents to smack their children. The new regulation will grant the children the same protection from assault as adults. Smacking in England is illegal, excluding cases where it is used... Read more
08 Oct 2019
Drama workshops were organized in the UK to raise awareness of criminal child exploitation, as part of the wider Greater Manchester Exploitation Week of Action. The aim was to reinforce the fact that no matter what a person under the age of 18... Read more

Learning

07 Feb 2019
We are happy to invite you for another session in the Childhub INSPIRE webinar series! On Thursday, February 7th, we will have a pleasure to hear from two excellent speakers about good practices they have been involved with, linked to two new... Read more
17 Jan 2019
The webinar is the second of a series that will present the seven strategies of ending violence against children, called INSPIRE. This webinar will present the strategy No. 3 "Safe Environments". About the webinar: Based on the... Read more
10 Jan 2019
About the webinar: The webinar is the first of a series that will present the seven strategies of ending violence against children, called INSPIRE. This first webinar will present the strategy No. 7 "Education and Life Skills", through... Read more

Library

01 Sep 2019
One of the main issues voiced by current research and the safeguarding practice environment is that the number of children that are being sexually abused and harmed is higher than the number of  children who are actually identified or... 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
29 Aug 2019
This 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 lead of... Read more

Multimedia

25 Oct 2019
This practical guidance, written by Paul Berca, explains the types of bullying and cyberbullying that may occur among children, and their impact on children.
02 Sep 2019
The UK-based NSPCC has released a series of episodes that explore best practices for safeguarding children and young people in the voluntary and community sector.  This episode focuses on how to enhance online safety for children and young... Read more
12 Jul 2019
TED Talk of Howard Taylor, CEO of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children.  Each year, one billion children experience violence at home, at school, online or in their communities, says child safety advocate Howard Taylor. The... Read more

Violence against children

A global initiative to end violence against children [Video]
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: TED
TED Talk of Howard Taylor, CEO of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children. 
[Bulgaria] Bulgarian National TV Report on ‘Firefly’ Human Trafficking Project
Date of publication: 2019
The Bulgarian National Television
France Passes Full Legal Ban on Corporal Punishment in All Settings
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Save The Children
France becomes the 56th country to achieve a full legal prohibition of all forms of corporal punishment of children in all settings with the passing of the Bill entitled “interdiction des violences educatives ordinaires” approved by the Parliament
[United Kingdom] Social media abuse victims must have legal right to sue tech giants, children’s charities say
Date of publication: 2019
Children`s charities in the UK agree social media abuse victims must have the right in a new law to sue the social media platforms where the crimes occur.
Keeping the Promise: Ending Violence Against Children by 2030
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: United Nations
This report shows that success breeds success and there has been real momentum since the 2015 adoption of the 2030 Agenda.
Kosovo Passes a Full Legal Ban on Corporal Punishment of Children
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Save The Children
Kosovo becomes the 55th country to achieve a full legal prohibition of all forms of corporal punishment of children in all settings.
[International] WEBINAR: Find out about the Joining Forces Alliance!
Date of publication: 2019
There is an African proverb which says: ‘If you
[European Union] Most abusers are lacking love
Date of publication: 2019
15-20% of children have already experienced some form of school violence. The most common is verbal abuse, but there is also emotional and physical abuse. Sexual harassment can also be counted here.
[International] ChildPact Regional Mapping Survey on INSPIRE – Call for Contributions
Date of publication: 2019
ChildPact is launching a call for contributions and invites institutions and representatives from the NGO sector to fill in an on line Survey aimed at mapping the activities currently being conducted in line with the INSPIRE framework (Seven Strat
Joining Forces: Ending Violence Against Children. Theory of Change
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Joining Forces
This document describes the Theory of Change (TOC) on ending violence against children (EVAC) elaborated by Joining Forces, an alliance of the six largest child-focused agencies: ChildFund Alliance; Plan International; Save the Ch

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