Child Abuse and Neglect

11 National Conference Helping Children- Victims of Crime in Poland

On 20th and 21st of October took place the 11th National Conference „Helping Children-Victims of Crime" organized by Nobody's Children Foundation, the Ministry of Justice and the Department of Social Policy of Warsaw's City Hall.

Prevention of child sexual abuse and sexual exploitation in Central and Eastern Europe – a comprehensive approach

On 13-14 October 2014 the kick of meeting of the project „Prevention of child sexual abuse and sexual exploitation in Central and Eastern Europe - a comprehensive approach" was held in NCF's premises in Warsaw.

Latvia ratifies the Lanzarote Convention

18.08.2014 - Latvia is the 32nd country to ratify the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse (CETS No. 201).

The Convention will enter into force as regards Latvia on 1 DecemberAugust 2014.



Verbal Abuse


Abuse can affect the lives of people regardless of age, gender or social status. Although people most often associate abuse with physical violence, it can come in many different forms including verbal abuse. Because of the nature of verbal abuse, its damaging effects are often underestimated and misunderstood. This can be a problem for people who are the victims of it. In addition, it can make it difficult for people who suspect that a friend or loved one is being verbally abused. To help combat verbal bullying it is important to educate people and raise awareness.