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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 on...
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 are trained to protect...
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 concept of statutory...
13 Jun 2019
15-20% of children have already experienced some form of school violence. The most common is verbal abuse, but there is also emotional and physical abuse. Sexual harassment can also be counted here. Who will be abusive and who will be the victim?...
06 Jun 2019
ChildPact is launching a call for contributions and invites institutions and representatives from the NGO sector to fill in an on line Survey aimed at mapping the activities currently being conducted in line with the INSPIRE framework (Seven...
18 May 2019
The National Network for Children, Bulgaria, announced two new services for children at risk officially opened in the city of Kazanlak: the Emergency Center for Accommodating Children at Risk, and the Blue Room in the Center for Public Support. The...
14 Apr 2019
Physical violence and emotional abuse are still a daily reality for many children in Moldova, both at home and at school. Terre des hommes Moldova, with the financial support of the Oak Foundation, launched a three-year project to prevent violence...
21 Mar 2019
The beginning of the year ChildHub has organised a series of webinars presenting the 7 strategies of INSPIRE. The INSPIRE package represents an evidence-based approach to revitalizing, focusing, and expanding current multisectoral efforts to prevent...
08 Feb 2019
PIG is an independent project of the Bulgarian director Drago Sholev and will be part of the main competition program of the upcoming Sofia Film Fest. The film tells the story of the thirteen-year-old Stoyan, played by Rumen Kochev, whom everyone...
21 Jan 2019
Childhub is part of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, working together with 328 members and 23 pathfinding countries to unite relevant actors from all over the world as well as children and contribute to ending violence...

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