Child Abuse and Neglect

Situation of young children in Latvia

Latvian Centre "Dardedze" has published a report on situation of young children in their country.

Abused Child Quarterly on Resilience

The new edition of NCF' s quarterly publication „Abused Child. Theory, reserch and pracitice" has been just issued. Its main topic is resilience. The authors try to explain why some children in spite of their adverse experiences and bad conditions for development adapt positively and their development is not disturbed.

Publication for parents on effective parenting

The brochure by Children Support Center on effective and positive parenting "Let's grow together" has been published by Bulgarian SAPI, Lithuanian Children Support Centre and Latvian „Centre against Abuse: Dardedze" in the framework of the project „ Childhood without Abuse" and this year social awareness campaign "Protect me- I am small".

 



Violating chilrens rights: Harmful practices based on tradition, culture, religion or superstition

The International NGO Council on Violence against Children has just issued a report on violating children's rights: harmful practices based on tradition, culture, religion or superstition.Each year, thousands of children die worldwide and the childhoods and development of millions more are scarred by harmful practices perpetrated by parents, relatives, religious and community leaders and other adults. All violations of children's rights can legitimately be described as harmful practices, but the common characteristic of the violations highlighted in this report is that they are based on tradition, culture, religion or superstition and are perpetrated and actively condoned by the child's parents or significant adults within the child's community.