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

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.
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.
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.
Singing to the Lions: A facilitator’s guide to overcoming fear and violence in our lives
Publisher: Catholic Relief Services
Singing to the Lions: A facilitator’s guide to overcoming fear and violence in our lives, is an instructional guide that is best utilized among children and youth who are 11 years old and over, and who have observed violent occurrences an
Training for prevention and referral of violence
Training for prevention and referral of violence  

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