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 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

Multimedia

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

Plan Z / Child-Led Innovation Lab - Documenting Lessons Learned from the Child Led Incubator Process – Romania
Publisher: Terre des hommes
These presentations introduce the project “Plan Z” - Child-Led Innovation Lab to reduce Violence against Children, focusing in particular on lessons learned and recommendations from  the first pilot conducted in Romania on December 9 and 10, 2017.
PROMISE Project Series - Compendium of Law and Guidance
Publisher: Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat and Child Circle
PROMISE is a project based on the commitment of several European countries to strengthen “multi-disciplinary and interagency collaboration to ensure that child victims and witnesses of violence have access to Barnahus and benefit from a child-frie
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.
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.
New WHO infographic brochure on child maltreatment (Infographic)
Publisher: World Health Organisation
 The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released a new infographic brochure on the health sector’s role in prevention and response to child maltreatment.
Hidden Violence: Preventing and Responding to Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse of Adolescent Boys
Publisher: Promundo and MenCare
Promundo/MenCare shines a light on the specific challenges faced by adolescent boys who experience sexual violence.
Is my Child Involved in Bullying?
Publisher: Animus Association
This guideline spotlights the consequential results of 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.

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