World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse - 19 November

Child abuse, especially sexual abuse, is a universal and alarming problem and increased attention and efficient protection skills and prevention measures are necessary at family-, local-, national- and international level.

After a long tradition of silence, sexual child abuse is being more and more denounced and becoming a public and political topic.



Children victims of violence: systemic approach in prevention and protection_international conference in Moldova

The conference took place on 12 and 13 of November. It was organized by National Center for Child Abuse Prevention in partnership with Child Rights Information Center and gathered professionals from the child protection field from Republic of Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Romania, Bulgaria, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Norway, Great Britain, France.

10th Conference Helping Children-Victims of Crime n Poland

On 21st and 22nd of October took place the 10th 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.
Conference sessions revolved around helping children exposed to violence and abuse, as well as protecting the rights of children involved in legal proceedings. Domestic and international experts spoke about systemic solutions for preventing crimes against children; they also discussed methods, projects and initiatives offering practical assistance to children-victims of crime and their families.

Words hurt - social camapign in Latvia

On 30th September Latvian Centre Dardedze launched the social campaign "Words hurt for a lifetime" against emotional abuse of children.

 

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Words have power

On 2 of September new social campaign of Nobody's Children Foundation Words have power was launched. I love you, I believe in you, You can do it: the words that empower children are very simple, however parents often forget them or they find difficult to use them.

Child labour in Europe

According to the Commissioner for Human Rights for the Council of Europe, Nils Muižnieks, child labour might be growing in Europe in the wake of the economic crisis. Governments need to monitor this situation and to use the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the European Social Charter as guidance for preventive and remedial action.

Think before you post - new camapign of Nobodys Children Foundation

One out of four parents of children under the age of ten admits to posting naked or half-naked pictures of their children on the Internet. Every day the Internet is flooded with photos carelessly posted by parents who usually do not think about who may see them or what will happen to them later.

Social campaign against corporal punishment in Bulgaria

At the begining of July raising awareness campaign against corporal punishment of children - „Bad tradition" was launched in Bulgaria by Social Activities and Practices Institute. The campaign was developed by Nobody's Children Foundation in 2012.

 

 

 

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National conference_Listen to the child_ in Sofia

National conference "Listen to the child" organized by the Social Activities and Practices Institute was held on June 27 and 28 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The conference brought together judges, prosecutors, and representatives of the National School for Legal Protection of Youth at the Ministry of Justice of France, municipalities and regional directorates of the Ministry of Interior, the Regional Directorates for Social Assistance and departments for child protection, as well as NGOs.



Social campaign against emotional abuse in Ukraine

One of the most common type of child abuse experts consider the psychological (emotional) abuse. And professionals single out verbal abuse separately as a permanent source of trauma for children. How often parents lower child's self-esteem simply by words "stupid", "goof", "botcher". After some time such words undermine sole of a child, he or she starts to think about herself or himself "I'm bad", "I'm not smart", "Nobody can't like me"...