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Read the latest news on child protection from around Europe. For news related to the recent refugee crisis in Europe please see our Thematic Page.

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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...
27 Mar 2019
  Protect & Respect is the largest service for child sexual exploitation (CSE) in the UK, and is run by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. According to a recently published evaluation, tackling CSE requires putting...
28 Jan 2019
ECPAT in their new report warns the sexual exploitation of children in Czech Republic is on a rise. Especially worrisome is the fact victims are sometimes as young as 3 years old, trafficking and tourism are significant risks while the lack of...
10 Dec 2018
On December 10, a report with recommendations prepared by the focus group of Ukrainian children between the ages of 14 and 19 on the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children was presented at the request of the Lanzarote Committee on the...
29 Jun 2017
On Monday, June 26, the Rugby Borough Council rendered a positive decision that requires the borough's taxi services to complete training provided by Barnado’s on child grooming, in order to identify red-flags of potential cases of child grooming...
31 May 2017
ATTENTION: EUROPOL NEEDS YOUR HELP In this interesting Europol piece, readers will note the innovative and analytical techniques utilized in contemporary law enforcement practices and as well the importance of brands and logos, as clues in...
23 Sep 2016
The Telegraph reports that many online sex crimes against children, including rape, are not recorded by Scottish police. The report found that although social media sites are one of the key vehicles used by sex criminals to groom children, with 11.4...
14 Aug 2016
The Independent reports on the level and extent of sexual violence experienced by many children living in official European refugee camps. Regrettably, sexual assault is common place in many camps and children as young as 7 have been victims of...
09 Aug 2016
Sputnik International reports on the alarming trend which seems to be emerging across Sweden whereby refugee children are being sold into the sex industry and heinously exploited. The report is the more worrying because it points to systematic...
07 Jun 2016
Lilly Pattinson reports for the Gloucester Citizen news portal about the signs and steps to be taken when you detect risk of online- or offline grooming.  According to the article, the act of grooming can happen both online and in person. Groomers...

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