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27 Sep 2017
Researchers from the University of Texas and University of Michigan over five decades of research involving more than 160,000 children have found that children who are spanked or smacked are more likely to exhibit aggression and mental health ...
05 Sep 2017
Researchers Joanne Klevens and Katie Ports, of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US, investigated how child abuse and neglect are linked to gender inequality in 57 countries worldwide. According to their findings, children...
19 Jul 2017
Coalition of NGOs on Child Protection in Kosovo - KOMF, in partnership and supported by the project 'Stop violence against children' supported by EU and UNICEF, conducted workshops with key actors of the institutions and civil society in the...
05 Jul 2017
On 21st June, 2017, representatives of the Children's Center for Alternative Care for Children at the NBU took part in a round table on "Opening a new page in the understanding of corporal punishment" organized jointly by the Ombudsman of the...
04 Jul 2017
A Russia Today article cites a recent report featured in the Daily Mail, which spotlights the mass enslavement of children and youth throughout England.  The report identifies 1,200 youth in the country being victimized by coerced labor, along with...
28 Jun 2017
The occurrence of extremist attacks throughout the world has unfortunately made room for generalizations and stereotyping, which is exemplified in bullying, especially among children and youth. The Evening Standard indicates that a rising number of...
13 Jun 2017
Aljazeera recently wrote a piece about the precarious life of an 11 year old Afghan refugee who has been stuck in Serbia. Abuzar was interviewed by Aljazeera in February 2017 and is one of 300,000 child migrants worldwide who have been attempting to...
06 Jun 2017
The Guardian recently announced that a top charity in the United Kingdom is encouraging parental figures to better safeguard their children on the internet, as statistical evidence recently demonstrated an increase in youth exposure to online...
06 Jun 2017
According to the Burton Mail, Paul Russell, a 32 year old man from Barton is achieving new heights to combat child abuse. Russell will dive 10,000 feet from the air for the NSPCC, an organization that is dedicated the prevention of child abuse and...
A review of official development assistance (ODA) to end violence against children
31 May 2017
For the first time, a review of official development assistance (ODA) to end violence against children has been done and this report shows only a small fraction of official development assistance goes towards ending violence against children. The...

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