Special section: Gender based violence

You can access all the resources on the issue of gender-based violence on this single page - news, documents, learning resources, discussions and experts.

News

05 Feb 2020
In a new press release, the EU highlighted their role in international efforts to eliminate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) via their support for a number of projects worldwide, and by including the elimination of FGM in their... Read more
31 Jan 2020
Around 20 care professionals from Belgium, Greece, Malta and Romania will gather in Budapest 20–21 February for a Coaching and Mentoring Workshop, organized as part of the regional project, Building Relationships through Innovative... Read more
09 Dec 2019
Roll-out trainings for care professionals and youth facilitators are being organized in Belgium, Greece, Malta and Romania as part of the BRIDGE project. They follow the Training of Trainers (ToT) held in Budapest at the beginning of October ... Read more

Experts

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Learning

06 Apr 2020
This fascinating course is offered by Stanford University through Coursera, and through the story of six transgender children and their families gives a better understanding of gender identity and the gender spectrum. Because of the sensitive... Read more
26 Mar 2020
This webinar is being organized as part of the regional project "Building Relationships through Innovative Development of Gender-Based Violence Awareness in Europe - BRIDGE" which has the aim to strengthen the statutory response to gender-... Read more
19 Feb 2020
This webinar is being organized as part of the regional project "Building Relationships through Innovative Development of Gender-Based Violence Awareness in Europe - BRIDGE" which has the aim to strengthen the statutory response to gender-... Read more

Library

01 Mar 2020
In a new report, UNICEF, Plan International and UN Women among many facts say: The number of out-of-school girls has dropped by 79 million in the last two decades The number of female youth aged 15-24 years who are illiterate... Read more
01 Jan 2020
Single Step Foundation and Bilitis Resource Center Foundation prepared the report “Attitudes Towards LGBTI Students in Bulgarian Schools”. The document is based on a national survey conducted for the 2017/2018 academic year. This... Read more
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

Multimedia

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
18 Oct 2017
This ChildHub video presents ten features of forced marriage among children in Europe and Central Asia. Forced marriage is an emerging problem in the region, and it is increasingly important to understand the features of child marriage specific to... Read more
18 Sep 2017
Three videos on sexual exploitation and violence. They are realized by the LoveGuide team, which answers questions related to sex and intimate relationships, exciting young people, with the help of short videos. Here are the links to them:... Read more

Gender based violence

THE PREVENTION OF CHILD MARRIAGE IN MONTENEGRO CHALLENGES, LESSONS LEARNT AND A THEORY OF CHANGE
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: NGO Centre for Roma Iniciatives
Centre for Roma Initiatives from Montenegro - Niksic, through this publication  points out challenges and lessons learned in the prevention of child marriages.
[Albania] The Clock Tower stains orange, Tirana joins the world campaign against gender violence
Date of publication: 2017
The Clock Tower in Tirana was painted today in orange, as a symbol of the cities' solidarization with the 16 days of activism Against Gender Based 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.
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.
Child Marriage in Europe and Central Asia [ChildHub Video]
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Child Protection Hub
This ChildHub video presents ten features of forced marriage among children in Europe and Central Asia.
LoveGuide Videos on Sexual Exploitation and Violence (In Bulgarian) [Video]
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: LoveGuide
Three videos on sexual exploitation and violence. They are realized by the LoveGuide team, which answers questions related to sex and intimate relationships, exciting young people, with the help of short videos. Here are the links to them:
[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.
[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.
[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.
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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