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

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
06 Apr 2019
The Hungarian daily, Magyar Nemzet, published an interview with the founder of the Barnahus in the Hungarian city of Szombathely, Dr. Lazary. Now the head of the National Barnahus Know-How Centre, Dr. Lazary talks about the establishment of the... Read more
01 Feb 2019
The mother of a three-year-old girl has become the first person in the UK to be found guilty of female genital mutilation (FGM). The 37-year-old woman, from east London, was convicted following a trial at the Old Bailey. Her 34-year-old... 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
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

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

*NEW* Social Workers Needed - Child Sexual Exploitation Team
Date of publication: 2017
Medicare first is seeking to recruit a new member to join their Child Sexual Exploitation team based in Central Manchester, and to assist youth who are susceptible to such danger, through their services.
[Hungary] There was no incident of sexual abuse at the Budapest children's care home
Date of publication: 2017
Back in September 2016 media was full of a news alleging that a care worker at the Budapest children's care home of TEGYESZ has sexually abused one of the children.
[Italy] U.N. agency: Sex trafficking of migrants spiking in Italy
Date of publication: 2017
According to UPI, the last three years has signified a 600% increase in the number of possible sexual exploitation cases featuring migrants seeking refuge in Italy, through passage of sea travel.
[Moldova] Social theatre play raises awareness of online child sexual exploitation 
Date of publication: 2017
On July 11 and 12, the premiers of the “Body of a Child”, a play produced by The COLISEUM Art Center to raise the awareness of the increasing risk of online child sexual exploitation, were held at “Gheorghe Asachi” High School in Chisinau.
[Afghanistan] Afghanistan outlaws sexual exploitation of boys
Date of publication: 2017
Rooted deeply within Afghanistan's history, is the traditional practice of "Bacha Bazi", which is constituted of sexual acts performed by older males on young adults and adolescent youth, strictly of the male gender.
Participatory Practice for children and young people affected by sexual violence
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: LEAP/ChildHub
A downloadable workbook for the LEAP/ChildHub e-course: Particpiatory Practice for children and young people affected by sexual violence.
[Moldova] OSCE Mission to Moldova-supported Play Raises Awareness of Online Child Sexual Exploitation
Date of publication: 2017
“The OSCE Mission to Moldova is supporting the production of a social theatre play that aims to raise awareness of the increasing risk of online child sexual exploitation.
[United Kingdom] As a male survivor of child sexual abuse, I need you to know my story
Date of publication: 2017
Tim Verity, a journalist for The Telegraph, tells his heartbreaking story of his experiences and confrontations with sexual abuse that had occurred early within his childhood.
[United Kingdom] 1,000s of children rescued from slavery in England – report
Date of publication: 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. 
Tea and consent [Video]
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Thames Valley Police
Thames Valley Police have highlighted the issue by promoting a cartoon comparing sexual intercourse to a well known British pastime – drinking a cup of tea.

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