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


07 Apr 2020
Author: Laura Grünberg, University Professor Doctor at the University of Bucharest, Faculty of Sociology, founding member of Society for Feminist Analyses AnA, expert on gender issues and literature writer for children.   Until... 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
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


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 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
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

Damning report on child restraint to be made public
Date of publication: 2011
‘The Independent’ reports that after several years of lobbying by child rights organisations the dangers of restraint techniques used on children in custody will be made public
A Manual for Empowering young People in Preventing Gender-Based Violence Through Peer Education
Date of publication: 2011
Publisher: Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies
The Youth4Youth training manual is the culmination of a series of initiatives undertaken in several European countries that aimed at shedding more light on the issue of gender-based violence among adolescents.
Protecting Children from Violence in Sport
Date of publication: 2010
Publisher: Innocenti Research Center
During recent years it has become evident that sport is not always a safe space for children, and that the same types of violence and abuse sometimes found in families and communities can also occur in sport and play programmes. In recognition of...
Predictors of Bullying and Victimization in Childhood and Adolescence
Date of publication: 2010
Publisher: American Psychological Association
This paper presents a research on the predictors of 3 bully status groups (bullies, victims, and bully victims) for school-age children and adolescents, that was synthesized using meta-analytic procedures.
Strategy on Gender Equality and Domestic Violence 2007-2010 and Aproval 19.12.2007
Date of publication: 2007
DECISION No.913, date 19.12.2007 on the approval of the national strategy on gender equality and domestic violence 2007 - 2010, and its action plan. In the document the strategy and action plan follows the PM decision.
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
Child Maltreatment and Well-being: Contemporary Issues, Research and Practice
The aim of the conference is to bring together an interdisciplinary community of scientists and professionals working in the field of child maltreatment and child wellbeing and to exchange latest research, good practice, strategies and policies on
Listen! What Children have to tell us about bullying and safety at school
Publisher: Animus Association
A Report that features seven European nations: Bulgaria, Germany, the Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden, and the United Kingdom, which discusses bullying, children's atmospheres, and rights.


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