Special section: Child sexual abuse

You can access all the resources on the issue of child sexual abuse on this single page: news, documents, learning resources, discussions and experts

News

06 Jun 2018
On June 6, 2018 around 30 Hungarian professionals met to discuss how the Icelandic Barnahus model can be adapted in the Hungarian justice system, so that child victims of sexual violence can get protection as well as perpetrators can be put to... Read more
18 May 2018
Identifying and tackling abuse and neglect is very diffcult, therefore all Child Protection staff should remain alert to any possibe signs and be confident to reocognise and respond to abuse. Birmingham Children's Services have worked hard to... Read more
18 Apr 2018
The law “On children protection from sexual abuse and sexual exploitation” amending Criminal Code of Ukraine came into force on April 18 on the day of its official publication. This law criminalizes sexual relations between adults and... Read more

Learning

17 Sep 2018
Gain the skills to assess and manage incidents of sexualised behaviour within your school. Guidance in all four UK nations stresses the importance of providing an effective response to harmful sexual behaviour (Department for Education, 2018a;... Read more
15 Jan 2018
This e-course is designed for practitioners working with children and young people affected by sexual violence in order to help them develop particpiatory practices all through their work. The course is made up of an Introduction and six modules (... Read more
02 Nov 2017
Let's talk about sexual violence against children and its consequences. About children's right to participate. This webinar is designed for specialists, students and professionals and aims to reach an agreement on the terms used for... Read more

Library

01 Jan 2018
Family for Every Child produced a report this year titled 'Caring for Boys Affected by Sexual Violence'.  This initial study sought to understand existing knowledge on the drivers of sexual violence affecting boys, and the existing... Read more
01 Jan 2018
Abstract. “Children, i.e. people between 0 and 18 years old, have human rights. This is undisputed and the Convention of the Rights of the Child is a sufficient indication of this fact. What remains problematic is what they can do with their... Read more
15 Nov 2017
“Communities of practice are groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly.” (Wenger,2007). Communities of practice are made up of people in the same... Read more

Topics

06 Sep 2018 by TDH Super Admin
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04 Apr 2018 by Philippa Watts
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Multimedia

08 Mar 2018
Usain Bolt will play in Unicef's Soccer Aid game in June. The Olympic sprinter will captain the World XI, while Robbie Williams heads up the England side.
17 Nov 2017
On 18 November, the Council of Europe will celebrate the 3rd edition of the European Day on the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse. Together with the Council of Europe digital parenting coach @DigiParentCoach Elizabeth... Read more
26 Oct 2017
The E-Magazine introduces the results of the EU-funded project LEAP: Life Skills, Leadership and Limitless Potential,  Participatory Methods for Working with Children and Young People Affected by Sexual Violence. Partners in the project... Read more

Child sexual abuse

Pedagogical Sciences Expert
Date of publication: 2018
SOS Children's Villages Bulgaria are looking for a Pedagogical Sciences Expert for their project "Firefly" - Prevention of Trafficking in Children for Sexual Exploitation" - 2018-2020.
Men and boys in displacement. Assistance and protection challenges for unaccompanied boys and men in refugee contexts
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: CARE & Promundo
"Refugee women and children face specific risks and their needs are, quite rightly, highlighted and addressed by the humanitarian community. However, the situation and specific needs of single male refugees is often less understood.
[Hungary] Icelandic experts discuss with Hungarian justice professionals about Barnahus
Date of publication: 2018
On June 6, 2018 around 30 Hungarian professionals met to discuss how the Icelandic Barnahus model can be adapted in the Hungarian justice system, so that child victims of sexual violence can get protection as well as perpetrators can be put to jus
[Europe] Keeping Children Safe is Everybody's Business
Date of publication: 2018
Identifying and tackling abuse and neglect is very diffcult, therefore all Child Protection staff should remain alert to any possibe signs and be confident to reocognise and respond to abuse.
[Ukraine] Law on children protection from sexual abuse comes into force
Date of publication: 2018
The law “On children protection from sexual abuse and sexual exploitation” amending Criminal Code of Ukraine came i
Soccer Aid: Usain Bolt to make Old Trafford debut for Unicef
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: UNICEF
Usain Bolt will play in Unicef's Soccer Aid game in June. The Olympic sprinter will captain the World XI, while Robbie Williams heads up the England side.
[Greece] UN warns of rampant sexual violence in Greek refugee camps
Date of publication: 2018
''Asylum seekers in Greece suffer widespread sexual violence and harassment in the country's sub-standard, overcrowded reception centres, the UN said on Friday'' according to AFP.
Caring for Boys Affected by Sexual Violence
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Family for every child
Family for Every Child produced a report this year titled 'Caring for Boys Affected by Sexual Violence'. 
Collaborating Against Child Abuse
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Springer Nature
Abstract. “Children, i.e. people between 0 and 18 years old, have human rights. This is undisputed and the Convention of the Rights of the Child is a sufficient indication of this fact.
[Bulgaria] The prevention of children sexual violence and exploitation is possible
Date of publication: 2017
This was the motto of the international conference, organized by the LEARNING ACTION PARTNERSHIP (LAP), with the financial support of the OAK Foundation.

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