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06 Apr 2019
The Hungarian daily, Magyar Nemzet, published an interview with the founder of the Barnahus in the Hungarian city of Szombathely, Dr. Lazary. Now the head of the National Barnahus Know-How Centre, Dr. Lazary talks about the establishment of the...
26 Feb 2019
Exposure to domestic violence, as victims or witnesses makes children more vulnerable and can create problems for them in the adulthood. According to the famous psychiatrist and researcher Daniel Siegel “the mind develops as the brain responds to...
19 Feb 2019
  The International Centre: Researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking(IC) based at the University of Bedfordshire, UK, is coordinating a research study exploring peer interventions with young people who have experienced sexual...
11 Feb 2019
Preventing cyber bulling has proven to be significant challenge for social media platforms. However, it seems technology that enables cyber bulling can also be used to prevent it. The artificial intelligence is being developed to enable computers to...
10 Feb 2019
Scandals that have recently became public raised the issue of child protection on dating apps like Grindr and Tinder and underlined the importance of keeping the dating apps management accountable for protection children and preventing abuse on...
10 Feb 2019
A new technology is being developed to prevent exploitation of children by gangs in UK. This is a result of a more than successful pilot done by Children and Family Court Advisory Service (CAFCASS) in which they worked with social workers to achieve...
10 Feb 2019
In an exclusive interview for Mirror Online, Claire Lilley, the Child Safety Public Policy Manger at Google EMEA has discussed the new You Tube app for children and explained 5 tips for parents to make sure their children are benefit from the new...
06 Feb 2019
The BBC Two documentary following children and families affected by domestic abuse aired on February 6th. In the documentary four children witnesses and victims of domestic abuse talk on camera about their experiences and the impact this has had on...
05 Feb 2019
To mark this year’s Safe Internet Day, Council of Europe introduced recently adopted Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers to member States on Guidelines to respect, protect and fulfil the rights of the child in the digital environment. The...
04 Feb 2019
UNICEF calls for addressing and preventing violence against children and young people online. UNICEF has run a poll in which over million responses were collected during the five weeks from 160 countries, asking young people how their parents,...

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