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

24 Sep 2019
A former high school teacher wrote a very frank piece admitting inappropriate behavior at the start of his career (at the age of 24). The man described himself as a very laid-back teacher who welcomed the admiration of his... Read more
16 Sep 2019
Child, early, and forced marriages are still widespread. In 2017, the United Nations Children’s Fund estimated that there were 726,000 child brides around the world. At the root of the problem, many brides are victims of commercial sex... Read more
30 Aug 2019
Professor David Shemmings and Yvonne Shemmings published findings from their qualitative research study into the sexual abuse of children in Chichester Diocese. They interviewed children and young people, survivors of abuse, and... 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

11 Oct 2019
On the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child, introduced by the UN in 2012 and celebrated yearly on October11th, Terre des Hommes launches again the “Indifesa” Campaign. This initiative aims at safeguarding education,... Read more
01 Sep 2019
One of the main issues voiced by current research and the safeguarding practice environment is that the number of children that are being sexually abused and harmed is higher than the number of  children who are actually identified or... Read more
15 Jul 2019
The Welsh Government issued a Consultation document on the topic of safeguarling children from sexual exploitation. The Consultation document is related to the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014, in particular part 7 of the... 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

Hungarian Training to prevent sexual abuse
Blue Line Foundation organises workshops for child protection professionals on how to prevent and manage sexual abuse cases and the risk of children going missing after sexual abuse.
Zlatka’s story of early teen motherhood again raises issues of Roma in Bulgaria
The Sofia Globe reports that a 13-year-old girl from Bulgaria gave birth to a baby. The teenage girl belongs to Roma community and according to the country's Penal Code sexual intercourse under the age of 14 is criminalised. 
Training for Psychologists in Applying the Programme of Developing Adolescents' Resilience to Sexual Abuse and Exploitation "12PLUS"
National Center for Prevention of Child Abuse from Moldova announces the registration for the training of psychologists in the implementation of the programme of developing adolescents' resilience to sexual abuse and exploitation "12PLUS", which w
Protecting our children: vulnerabilities to grooming
Conference Programme Chair Sue Gower, Kent Safeguarding Children’s Board Keynote Speaker 1:Professor David Shemmings, Centre for Child Protection, University of Kent:  'Understanding Faith-based Abuse'
Sexual abuse; case discussion in Albanian
The case has been brought by Alma Agalliu - the Child Protection Unit in Fieri Municipality. There's a need for legal and psychological support to Alma to manage the case.
Seires of 3 worksops how to discuss with children and help them
Three difficult topics, three types of crises, three situations were a discussion with a helpful adult can be decisive. The worksops are held on Fridays from 2 pm to 7 pm.
PROMISE Project Series - Enabling Child-Sensitive Justice
Publisher: Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat
PROMISE is a project based on the commitment of several European countries to strengthen “multi-disciplinary and interagency collaboration to ensure that child victims and witnesses of violence have access to Barnahus and benefit from a child-frie
Child Maltreatment and Well-being: Contemporary Issues, Research and Practice
The aim of the conference is to bring together an interdisciplinary community of scientists and professionals working in the field of child maltreatment and child wellbeing and to exchange latest research, good practice, strategies and policies on
Conference on Violence and Sexual Exploitation of Children 17-18 November 2017
The Know-How Center for Alternative Childcare (Bulgaria) team participates in organizing a conference against violence and sexual exploitation of children.

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