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

10 Oct 2019
The European Commission notified 13 Member States (Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czechia, Greece, Estonia, Finland, France, Hungary, Luxembourg, Latvia, Poland and Slovenia) for failing to implement EU rules on combating the sexual... Read more
09 Oct 2019
As a first country in the UK Scotland has made it a crime for parents to smack their children. The new regulation will grant the children the same protection from assault as adults. Smacking in England is illegal, excluding cases where it is used... Read more
08 Oct 2019
Drama workshops were organized in the UK to raise awareness of criminal child exploitation, as part of the wider Greater Manchester Exploitation Week of Action. The aim was to reinforce the fact that no matter what a person under the age of 18... 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

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
29 Aug 2019
This manual was prepared within the framework of the “Building Relationships through Innovative Development of Gender-Based Violence Awareness in Europe (BRIDGE) project. The BRIDGE project is a two-year project implemented under the lead of... Read more
29 Aug 2019
This Training Manual was prepared within the framework of the “Building Relationships through Innovative Development of Gender-Based Violence Awareness in Europe (BRIDGE) project. The BRIDGE project is a two-year project implemented under the... Read more

Multimedia

25 Oct 2019
This practical guidance, written by Paul Berca, explains the types of bullying and cyberbullying that may occur among children, and their impact on children.
02 Sep 2019
The UK-based NSPCC has released a series of episodes that explore best practices for safeguarding children and young people in the voluntary and community sector.  This episode focuses on how to enhance online safety for children and young... Read more
12 Jul 2019
TED Talk of Howard Taylor, CEO of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children.  Each year, one billion children experience violence at home, at school, online or in their communities, says child safety advocate Howard Taylor. The... Read more

Violence against children

[Bulgaria] A Sociological survey indicated that Bulgarians are moderately tolerant on issues related to family relations
Date of publication: 2018
The National Network for Children (Bulgaria) shared a survey done by the Gallup International sociological agency from the beginning of December 2018, which indicated that Bulgarians are moderately tolerant regarding various topics of family relat
[Serbia] Serbia joined a Global Partnership to End Violence against Children
Date of publication: 2018
Minister of Labor, Employment, Veterans and Social Affairs of the Republic of Serbia, Zoran Djordjevic signed the Document on the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children with the support of UNICEF, which provided Serbia with access to
[Montenegro] ChildHub introduced in Montenegro
Date of publication: 2018
In cooperation with the Montengro Center for Child Rights and the participation of UNICEF and WHO, ChildHub was introduced in Podgorica, Montenegro, to a large group of policy makers and practitioners coming from different disciplines from child p
[European Union] EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator, FRA and Eurojust join forces against child trafficking
Date of publication: 2018
The European Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), in close cooperation with the European Commission (EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator’s Office), on 28 and 29 November 2018, brought together at Eurojust, the EU Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperatio
[France] France MPs vote to ban child smacking
Date of publication: 2018
BBC reports that French Parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favour of a bill that would ban parents from smacking their children.
[Bulgaria] Unanimous adoption of amendments to the Penal Code for Domestic Violence by Bulgarian Deputies
Date of publication: 2018
Deputies voted unanimously to adopt amendments to the Penal Code that criminalize all forms of domestic violence in Bulgaria.
Children on Sexting - Contribution to the Lanzarote Committee's Report [Video]
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Hintalovon Gyermekjogi Alapítvány
Hintalovon Foundation in Hungary worked with a group of young Ambassador's to participate in the reporting to the Lanzarote committee.
[Hungary] The Child in the Center in Barnahus
Date of publication: 2018
Thanks to the hospitality of the Swedish Embassy, and the support of the PROMISE II project, Maria Gorosch, police officer in the Stockholm Barnahus, and Alda Hrönn Jóhannsdottir, Icelandic prosecutor visited Buda
[Hungary] When the victim of violence receives real protection - positive stories of child protection
Date of publication: 2018
dr. Szilvi Gyurkó, founder of Hintalovon Foundation wrote an article of a positive story, when the system worked.

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