Special section: Violence against children

You can access all the resources on the issue of violence against children on this single page: news, documents, learning resources, discussions and experts

News

21 Jul 2019
Every 6-7th girl and every 10th boy are subject to some form of sexual abuse before the age of 18. Inconceivable numbers and facts. Just as 90 percent of sexual abuse is done by close acquaintances, two thirds by family members. At a conference... Read more
09 Jul 2019
The Bulgarian National Television news report on SOS Children's Villages’ ‘Firefly - Illuminate the Darkness’ Project draws attention to how foster parents, social workers, psychologists and specialists working with children... Read more
02 Jul 2019
Children`s charities in the UK agree social media abuse victims must have the right in a new law to sue the social media platforms where the crimes occur. The UK Government issued a white paper on online harms, introducing the... Read more

Learning

07 Feb 2019
We are happy to invite you for another session in the Childhub INSPIRE webinar series! On Thursday, February 7th, we will have a pleasure to hear from two excellent speakers about good practices they have been involved with, linked to two new... Read more
17 Jan 2019
The webinar is the second of a series that will present the seven strategies of ending violence against children, called INSPIRE. This webinar will present the strategy No. 3 "Safe Environments". About the webinar: Based on the... Read more
10 Jan 2019
About the webinar: The webinar is the first of a series that will present the seven strategies of ending violence against children, called INSPIRE. This first webinar will present the strategy No. 7 "Education and Life Skills", through... Read more

Library

03 Jul 2019
France becomes the 56th country to achieve a full legal prohibition of all forms of corporal punishment of children in all settings with the passing of the Bill entitled “interdiction des violences educatives ordinaires” approved by the... Read more
01 Jul 2019
This report shows that success breeds success and there has been real momentum since the 2015 adoption of the 2030 Agenda. Progress is visible in legal and policy frameworks, in better data and solid evidence, in greater coherence amongst actors,... Read more
28 Jun 2019
Kosovo becomes the 55th country to achieve a full legal prohibition of all forms of corporal punishment of children in all settings. This is a great achievement for Save the Children and several other children and youth groups who have persistently... Read more

Multimedia

18 Apr 2019
Seven INSPIRE strategies for ending violence against children is a compilation of effective, evidence-based interventions to support countries in ending violence against children. Measures recommended have proven to be effective in different... Read more
18 Apr 2019
Seven INSPIRE strategies for ending violence against children is a compilation of effective, evidence-based interventions to support countries in ending violence against children. Measures recommended have proven to be effective in different... 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

Violence against children

[Hungary] Silent Shame - Most of the times the child victim of sexual abuse is completely left alone
Date of publication: 2019
Every 6-7th girl and every 10th boy are subject to some form of sexual abuse before the age of 18. Inconceivable numbers and facts. Just as 90 percent of sexual abuse is done by close acquaintances, two thirds by family members.
[Bulgaria] Bulgarian National TV Report on ‘Firefly’ Human Trafficking Project
Date of publication: 2019
The Bulgarian National Television
France Passes Full Legal Ban on Corporal Punishment in All Settings
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Save The Children
France becomes the 56th country to achieve a full legal prohibition of all forms of corporal punishment of children in all settings with the passing of the Bill entitled “interdiction des violences educatives ordinaires” approved by the Parliament
[United Kingdom] Social media abuse victims must have legal right to sue tech giants, children’s charities say
Date of publication: 2019
Children`s charities in the UK agree social media abuse victims must have the right in a new law to sue the social media platforms where the crimes occur.
Keeping the Promise: Ending Violence Against Children by 2030
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: United Nations
This report shows that success breeds success and there has been real momentum since the 2015 adoption of the 2030 Agenda.
Kosovo Passes a Full Legal Ban on Corporal Punishment of Children
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Save The Children
Kosovo becomes the 55th country to achieve a full legal prohibition of all forms of corporal punishment of children in all settings.
[International] WEBINAR: Find out about the Joining Forces Alliance!
Date of publication: 2019
There is an African proverb which says: ‘If you
[European Union] Most abusers are lacking love
Date of publication: 2019
15-20% of children have already experienced some form of school violence. The most common is verbal abuse, but there is also emotional and physical abuse. Sexual harassment can also be counted here.
[International] ChildPact Regional Mapping Survey on INSPIRE – Call for Contributions
Date of publication: 2019
ChildPact is launching a call for contributions and invites institutions and representatives from the NGO sector to fill in an on line Survey aimed at mapping the activities currently being conducted in line with the INSPIRE framework (Seven Strat

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