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

21 Jul 2019
Every 6-7th girl and every 10th boy are subject to some form of sexual abuse before the age of 18. Inconceivable numbers and facts. Just as 90 percent of sexual abuse is done by close acquaintances, two thirds by family members. At a conference... Read more
09 Jul 2019
The Bulgarian National Television news report on SOS Children's Villages’ ‘Firefly - Illuminate the Darkness’ Project draws attention to how foster parents, social workers, psychologists and specialists working with children... Read more
02 Jul 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. The UK Government issued a white paper on online harms, introducing the... 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

03 Jul 2019
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... Read more
01 Jul 2019
This report shows that success breeds success and there has been real momentum since the 2015 adoption of the 2030 Agenda. Progress is visible in legal and policy frameworks, in better data and solid evidence, in greater coherence amongst actors,... Read more
28 Jun 2019
Kosovo becomes the 55th country to achieve a full legal prohibition of all forms of corporal punishment of children in all settings. This is a great achievement for Save the Children and several other children and youth groups who have persistently... Read more

Multimedia

18 Apr 2019
Seven INSPIRE strategies for ending violence against children is a compilation of effective, evidence-based interventions to support countries in ending violence against children. Measures recommended have proven to be effective in different... Read more
18 Apr 2019
Seven INSPIRE strategies for ending violence against children is a compilation of effective, evidence-based interventions to support countries in ending violence against children. Measures recommended have proven to be effective in different... Read more
27 Nov 2018
Hintalovon Foundation in Hungary worked with a group of young Ambassador's to participate in the reporting to the Lanzarote committee. In 2018 the Committee started a thematic inquiry and the Hungarian young people have put together their own... Read more

Violence against children

World Report on Violence Against Children
Date of publication: 2006
Publisher: United Nations Secretary-General’s Study on Violence against Children
The World Report on Violence against Children is the first comprehensive, global study on all forms of violence against children.
10 Essential Learning Points: Listen and Speak out against Sexual Abuse of Boys and Girls
Date of publication: 2005
Publisher: The International Save the Children Alliance
Children's voices have often been missing from discussions about child sexual abuse and exploitation, and studies on these topics often neglect children's perspective.
Preventing violence in schools
Date of publication: 2001
Publisher: Lawrence Erblaum Associates, Publishers
The book was writen with the aim to explain the cultural and psychological underpinnings of violence among youth; to assess the effect of programs already adopted by schools; and to galvanize professional educators and the public to act on their o
Who do you tell?
The "Who Do You Tell?" Child Sexual Abuse Education Program was designed to teach elementary school aged children basic concepts to help them prevent and protect themselves from sexual abuse.
Studying preconditions for introducing the new practice of interrogating a child victim of sexual abuse
Publisher: Women's Consortium of Ukraine
According to data from various sources, sexual violence against children in Ukraine has acquired an alarming scale. Results of surveys among children show that every fifth child in Ukraine has been subject to various forms of sexual violence.
Ideas for a Bullying-Free Classroom
Publisher: Animus Association
This guideline provides a framework for instructions for early educators and employees of educational facilities in order to establish and maintain an atmosphere that excludes bullying.
Hidden in Plain Sight - A statistical analysis of violence against children: Summary
Publisher: UNICEF
A new report from UNICEF presents the latest statistics on violence against children, drawing on data from 190 countries.
Global Online Conference on Sexual Violence against Children with an evidence-based, equity-lens.
On 18-21 September, Proteknon is hosting the Global Online Conference on Sexual Violence against Children with an evidence-based, equity-lens.
Ways in Which the Social Service Workforce Plays a Key Role in Preventing Violence Against Children
Thursday, April 12, 2018 9:00am – 10:00am, EST, Washington DC / 6:00pm Pakistan
Types of violence and its prevention [Document]
Publisher: Women's Consortium of Ukraine
Leaflet for school-age children, which describes the types of violence and the possibilities of its prevention. Issued by the Women's Consortium of Ukraine.

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