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


16 Jun 2020
In Sarajevo, in the week from June 8 to June 11, organized by the Faculty of Criminology, Criminology and Security Studies, Save the Children, UNICEF and the International Solidarity Forum - EMMAUS, as part of the EVAC (end violence against the... Read more
07 Apr 2020
Until recently, in China binding girls' feet was widely practiced, with the price of irreparable physical deformation. This was the tradition; delicate, small strides was a norm of femininity culturally imposed for centuries. In other... Read more
19 Mar 2020
The National Network for Children Bulgaria reported that the Single Step Foundation and the Bilitis Resource Center Foundation have produced a report on "Attitudes towards LGBTI students in Bulgarian schools". The report has been ... Read more


08 Apr 2020
The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children (GPEV) and the Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN) are partnering together to present a webinar focused on key issues on child protection in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic... Read more
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


09 Jun 2020
Joining Forces (ChildFund, Plan International, Save the Children, SOS Children’s Villages, Terre des Hommes and World Vision) The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the greatest shocks to global stability since World War II. Before the pandemic,... Read more
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


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

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
Seven INSPIRE strategies - brief interactive summary [Video]
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: ChildHub
Seven INSPIRE strategies for ending violence against children is a compilation of effective, evidence-based interventions to support countries in ending violence against children.
INSPIRE Good practice - Cardiff Model for Violence Prevention
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: ChildHub
Seven INSPIRE strategies for ending violence against children is a compilation of effective, evidence-based interventions to support countries in ending violence against children.
[Moldova] A New Project to Reduce Violence Against Children in 30 Communities in Moldova
Date of publication: 2019
Physical violence and emotional abuse are still a daily reality for many children in Moldova, both at home and at
Recording of the INSPIRE-series webinars
Date of publication: 2019
The beginning of the year ChildHub has organised a series of webinars presenting the 7 strategies of INSPIRE. The INSPIRE package represents an evidence-based approach to revitalizing, focusing, and expanding current multisectoral efforts to preve


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