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

09 Jul 2019
The Bulgarian National Television shared a news report about the SOS Children's Villages "Firefly - Illuminate the Darkness" Project. The report draws attention to the training of foster parents, social workers, psychologists and... Read more
05 Jun 2019
The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published the second evaluation report on Finland. The report highlighted the progress been made in different areas, such as developing the... Read more
26 Apr 2019
Vulnerable young people are a high-risk group for becoming human trafficking victims. The latest results from the survey conducted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) “Awareness of Human Trafficking Risks Among... Read more

Learning

07 Nov 2018
                      This ChildHub Academy online course is aimed at professionals who are involved in carrying out assessments where there are concerns about... 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 Apr 2019
This scoping review looks at the global research around the role and scope of CSA medical examinations (paediatric forensic medical examinations) with a particular focus on the lived experience of children and the service specification in England.... Read more
31 Oct 2018
The present research looks at the main migration patterns and trends of internal and outward migration from Ukraine trying to assess the push and pull factors for regular and irregular migration which affect children. It focuses on the impact of... Read more
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

Multimedia

21 Apr 2019
The Child Sexual Abuse Centre has developed an informative, evidence-based resource for frontline practitioners in social care, health and police to explain the paediatric medical examination that takes place when there is an disclosure or suspicion... Read more
27 Nov 2018
Hintalovon Foundation in Hungary worked with a group of young Ambassador's to participate in the reporting to the Lanzarote committee. In 2018 the Committee started a thematic inquiry and the Hungarian young people have put together their own... Read more
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.

Child sexual abuse

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.
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.
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'. 
[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.
The protection of children against sexual exploitation and sexual abuse facilitated by information and communication technologies [Video]
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Council of Europe
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.
A Guide on developing Communities of Practice
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: LEAP
“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).
Can we talk about sexual abuse of children in a common language? [ChildHub webinar in Bulgarian]
Date of publication: 2017
Let's talk about sexual violence against children and its consequences. About children's right to participate.
A FAMILIAR FACE Violence in the lives of children and adolescents
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Division of Data, Research and Policy
A Familiar Face: Violence in the lives of children and adolescents uses the most current data to shed light on four specific forms of violence: violent discipline and exposure to domestic abuse during early childhood; violence at school; violent d
LEAP: Publication on the Impact and Results [Document]
Date of publication: 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.

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