Protect me - I am small campaign has started in Latvia

Latvian organization „Center Against Abuse- Dardedze" has started a raising awareness campaign "Protect me - I am small" within the DAPHNE III project „Smack free for every Child" implemented by the Nobody's Children Foundation (Poland), Social Activities and Practices Institute (Bulgaria) , Children Support Centre (Lithuania) and other partners. It's also part of "Protect and defend the early childhood" and "Childhood without violence" project.

Protect me - I am small campaign has started in Lithuania

Children Support Center has started the raising awareness campaign titled „Protect me- I am small" Its goal is to protect young children from abuse through supporting their parents/caregivers in parenting without violence - by offering them free access to educational resources:brochures, leaflets, stickers and films. It is also targeted at professionals who work with small children.

Child Safety Online - Global challenges and strategies. A new report from UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre

Innocenti's new report, conducted in partnership with the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) in the UK, discusses the nature and scale of sexual abuse and exploitation of children online. The report pinpoints key areas that are essential to create a safer environment for children on the Internet.

The report is available for download at

Childrens Rights and Business Principles launched

Children's rights took a step forward on March 12, 2012 with the London launch of the Children's Rights and Business Principles. On that day, UNICEF, The Global Compact and Save the Children gathered together a group of business professionals, children's rights advocates, and academics for a day-long programme of discussions and debates centred around the Principles, which aim to ensure that the business community not only respects, but also proactively supports children's rights.

The State of the Worlds Children 2012

The State of the World's Children 2012: Children in an Urban World examines the situation of children growing up in urban settings and finds that denials of children's rights to survival, health, nutrition, education and protection are widespread. It sheds light on the scale of these urban inequities and suggests ways to ensure that urban childhoods are safe, healthy, participatory and fulfilling.

Prevention of corporal punishment of children between 0-3 years

The SAPI published in Bulgaria the expertise "Prevention of corporal punishment of children between 0-3 years". It defines the corporal punishment, describes its consequences, highlights the profile of the parents who commits violence against their children and presents the demographic situation and statistics for Bulgaria as well as public attitude towards this problem.

How to protect children from sexual abuse

The brochure „ How to protect children from sexual abuse" was published in Bulgarian by SAPI in the framework of Childhood without Abuse Project. It is addressed to parents, caregivers and professionals. It explains why it is necessary to know more about the phenomenon and defines who is the perpetrator of sexual abuse.

Helping children- victims of sexual abuse

The brochure „Helping children- victims of sexual abuse" published in Bulgarian by SAPI in the framework of Childhood without Abuse Project is addressed to pedagogues and teachers.It provides the information about the identification of sexual abuse, describes how to speak with the child as well as with the parent and also explains the role and the procedures of involved institutions.

Selected tools and techniques for therapy of child-victims of sexual abuse

The Vasa tool box "Selected tools and techniques for therapy of child-victims of sexual abuse" by Bengt Söderström was translated and published in Latvia by the Center Against Abuse „Dardedze" in the framework of the „Childhood against abuse" project. It was elaborated by the specialist from Vasa therapy centre.

Child Sexual Abuse: causes, consequences and prevention

Child Well-Being Fund published in Ucranian the brochure "Child Sexual Abuse: causes, consequences and prevention" addressed to professionals. It develops the understanding of the phenomenon of child sexual abuse and presents the types of commercial sexual exploitation of children. It also provides the professionals with recommendations for action in case of sexual abuse disclosure.