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

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
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

Violence against children

Rights groups call for effective investigations of crimes against Roma
Date of publication: 2012
‘IPS’ reports that after a European Human Rights Court’s ruling, rights groups, including ERRC have called on authorities in the region to develop their procedures and practices to adequately address violent attacks against...
Gunman attacks Jewish school in France, four killed
Date of publication: 2012
‘Reuters’ reports that a gunman shot dead three children and a rabbi at a Jewish school in Toulouse, days after killing three soldiers nearby, prompting French President Nicolas Sarkozy to put the region on its highest terrorism alert.
UN: All Legalized forms of violence violates children’s right
Date of publication: 2012
‘SOS Children’s Villages’ reports that Navi Pillay, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has stated that all forms of legalized violence against children, including the death sentence, life imprisonment without parole and...
Violence Among Children
Date of publication: 2012
Publisher: Child Protection Center of Zagreb
Svrha ovog priručnika je pokušati odgovoriti na potrebe djece i pitanja odraslih s kojima se susrećemo u radu u Poliklinici za zaštitu djece grada Zagreba, a odnose se na nasilno ponašanje među djecom (bullying).
UNICEF and World Day of Prayer and Action for Children to protect children against violence
Date of publication: 2011
UNICEF issued a press release on the occasion of the 22nd anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
218 bullying reports received in 2010-2011 scholastic year
Date of publication: 2011
‘Malta Today’ reports that the the Education Ministry received 218 reports on bullying cases during the past scholastic year.
“The Smile of the Child” Launches Anti-Bullying Program
Date of publication: 2011
‘Greek Reporter’ reports about the NGO “The Smile of the Child” participating in a European project about bullying in school.
Macedonia Launches School Violence Prevention Bid
Date of publication: 2011
‘Balkan Insight’ reports that police officers have been assigned to watch over primary and secondary schools in Macedonia in an effort to curb an upswing in violent knife-crime among children.
‘No child protection issues’ over gun photos
Date of publication: 2011
‘News Letter’ reports that a Special EU Programme, which administers the Ti Chulainn Centre in south Armagh reported an incident which happened on a Sinn Fein event…
Violent crime rife in schools as police record 65 serious assaults every day
Date of publication: 2011
‘Mail Online’ reports that figures disclosed under Freedom of Information laws show that violent crime is rife in schools as police record 65 cases of grievous or actual bodily harm every single school day.

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