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.


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


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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
28 Jan 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
25 Nov 2019
Enhance your knowledge of gender-based violence and the forms of domestic abuse Domestic violence is a global health issue that can take many forms and affect anyone. Health and social care professionals play an important role in recognising... 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
30 Sep 2019
"Co-creating a Counselling Method for Refugee Women GBV Victims" aims to inform and support refugee women who have been victims of gender-based violence and to improve their access to services.  The purpose of this... Read more
24 Sep 2019
In the context of the regional project “Building Relationships through Innovative Development of Gender Based Violence Awareness in Europe – BRIDGE”, a questionnaire (mobile data collection tool) was conducted during the months of... 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
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

[Italy] In Sicily, sex slavery takes hold on the edges of an African exodus
Date of publication: 2017
"The Globe and Mail" had published a story that had highlighted the harsh realities of some West African women and teenagers migrating to Italy.
Lithuania should strengthen the protection of women and children against violence and build a more inclusive society for persons with disabilities
Date of publication: 2017
Nils Mulzniek, Commisssioner for Human Rights released his report on Lithuania, noting that there are shortcomings in the protection of children. Commending the progress made to prevent and combat domestic and gender-based violence, the Commission
Call for Evidence: Global review of participatory consultation and research by involving children and young people in addressing sexual violence
Date of publication: 2017
The International Centre (IC): researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking (University of Bedfordshire) in partnership with  Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) are undertaking an international review of evidence relatin
Bulgarian youth discuss prevention of sexual violence and are trained as youth facilitators
Date of publication: 2017
In October 2016 the training of youth facilitators was held in Pernik, Bulgaria.
Women and girls on the move
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: Mixed Migration Platform
This briefing paper focuses on the experience of women and girls travelling to Europe, in order to provide a more detailed understanding of factors surrounding the decision to leave home, the type of journey undertaken, and their experience along
Surge in online sex trade of children challenges anti-slavery campaigners
Date of publication: 2016
'Reuters' reports that technology has fueled a surge in the buying and selling of children online for sexual abuse with advertising a child on the internet as "easy as booking an airfare", campaigners told an anti-slavery conference in London.
Turkey Withdraws Bill That Eased Penalties On Child Sexual Abuse
Date of publication: 2016
'NPR' reports that Turkey has tabled a controversial measure by the ruling party that would have allowed some sexual abusers of children to escape prison time if they married their victims.
Psychosocial Activities for Teenagers Promoting Gender Equality and Violence Prevention
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: Terre des hommes
This workshop manual is dedicated specially but no limited to professional and young leaders that are engaged in activities with boys and young men of 12 years and older, to develop a set of skills and abilities with the main goal to decrease the
Dutch professionals form a community of practice
Date of publication: 2016
The Dutch LEAP Community of Practice (CoP) consist of 16 professionals supporting young people who have experienced sexual violence (social workers, nurses, policy makers, a fund) and four adult experienced experts who engage with young people in
Message of British Youth Facilitators
Date of publication: 2016
On the 3rd-5th August, the youth facilitators, who represented the UK through the LEAP project, took part in a 3 day training event delivered by the University of Bedfordshire. They are the author of this news item:


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