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


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


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

Growing debate over best way to tackle child bullying
Date of publication: 2013
‘Euronews’ reports that there is an increase in the number of anti-bullying programmes being implemented in schools in Europe and there is a growing debate about which method is better.
Program P: A Manual for Engaging Men in Fatherhood, Caregiving, and Maternal and Child Health
Date of publication: 2013
Publisher: MenCare
Families are changing. Fewer people are getting married, more people are cohabitating, women have greater access to and control over reproduction and their sexual lives, and more couples are choosing to have fewer children.
“If only someone had listened”
Date of publication: 2013
Publisher: Children's Rights Commissioner UK
The Final Report of the Inquiry of the Office of the Children’s Commissioner into Child Sexual Exploitation in Gangs and Groups (CSEGG) outlines the urgent steps needed so that children can be effectively made and kept safe – from decision-making...
UN issues call on Member States to ratify convention on rights of the child
Date of publication: 2013
‘UN News Centre’ reports that United Nations officials urged Member States that have not done so to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Child and its three Optional Protocols, stressing that this is vital to protect children from...
Impact of Bullying in Childhood on Adult Health, Wealth, Crime, and Social Outcomes
Date of publication: 2013
The information represent the assessment of Children’s psychological problems  or exposure to abuse and they impact on their functioning decades later in adulthood.
Keeping Children Safe from Violence: strengthening child protection systems in their accountability to identify, refer and respond to cases of violence against children
Date of publication: 2013
Publisher: UNICEF
In 2011 UNICEF and the EU entered a new partnership for the purposes of running the Protecting Children from Violence in South East Europe project.
Child Protection Sessions for Parents and Caregivers
Date of publication: 2013
Publisher: Terre des hommes, Save The Children, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, United Nation Children's Fund
The training toolkit was originally developed for Jordan, with special emphasis to Syrian refugees. However, the issues dealt with in the toolkit can be applied in any country.
Ukraine activists concerned over child abuse
Date of publication: 2013
‘Press TV’ reports that human rights activists say the beating and torture of children is continuing in Ukraine despite the new Criminal Code and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, which was adopted by the government last...
A Quality Review of 23 Swedish Barnahus
Date of publication: 2013
Publisher: Save The Children
Children about whom there is suspicion that they have been subjected to violence or abuse have often encountered a legal system that is designed for adults, a system whose rules they do not understand.
Making the Case: Summary of Baseline Characteristics in Young Men's Initiative Sites in the Western Balkans
Date of publication: 2013
Publisher: International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)
This report by the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) presents findings from baseline studies conducted among 15-16 year-old male students participating in the Young Men's Initiative (YMI) programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia...


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