19 November: “Together, let us create a culture of prevention”

Today the World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse is being celebrated for the ninth time. It was launched in 2000 by the Women's World Summit Foundation in order to create a culture of prevention of child abuse, raise awareness, mobilise public opinion and disseminate successful child abuse prevention programmes.

BASPCAN: Call for abstracts

British Association for the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect is announcing 7th NATIONAL CONGRESS to take place on 13th - 16th September 2009 at Swansea University, Swansea, South Wales, UK.

Prevention of violence towards children in Ukraine

Child Well-Being Fund Ukraine is currently implementing the project "Overcoming Violence - Piloting a Model for the Structural Prevention of Violence towards Children" in the partnership with the State Social Service for Family, Children and Youth, Kiev City Centre of Social Services for Family, Children and Youth, Kiev City Service in Child Affairs with the financial support of international organization "Bread for the World" (Germany).

116 111 inaugurated in Poland

On 6th November 2008, 116 111, first free Polish helpline for children and youth has been launched. The number will be operated by the Nobody's Children Foundation. Launching of 116 111 in Poland was possible thanks to successful cooperation between the Ministry of Interior and Administration, Office of Electronic Communications, the Nobody's Children Foundation, and Polkomtel S.A., Official Sponsor and Technological Partner in the helpline implementation.

See it, Hear it, Say it launched in Macedonia

Macedonia is the first Childhood without Abuse Project country to inaugurate See it, Hear it, Say it campaign. With a press conference held on 7th November as a starting point, the campaign will soon be visible with leaflets and posters distributed on the whole territory of Macedonia.

Vest: Macedonian Criminal Code undergoes changes

As recent article in Vest Newspaper announces, the Ministry of Justice in Macedonia has proposed changes concerning child abuse to be made in Criminal Code. Amendments are the Government's response to the ongoing rise in the cases of sexual assaults of children.

Newsletter BRISTLY No. 33

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Eurochild’s Annual Conference: focus on child poverty in Europe

Eurochild in partnership with Family, Child and Youth Association (Hungary) has opened its 5th Annual Conference today in Budapest, Hungary. The theme of the conference is: "Including Children: a child rights approach to child well-being".

V National Conference: Helping children – victims of crime

V National Conference „Helping children - victims of crime" took place on 27th - 28th October 2008, in Warsaw, Poland.
As in the previous years, the main aim of the event was to find new ways of improving the situation of children who fell victims of crime, Main theme of the conference was assistance to children who experienced violence and abuse, as well as protection of child witnesses taking part in legal procedures. Conference sessions featured many Polish and international experts active in the field of child protection, including Kevin Browne (UK), Nancy Chandler (USA), Peter Adriaenssens (Belgium) and Lars Lööf (Sweden).

Problem of paedophilia in the Republic of Macedonia

Interview given by Dragi Zmijanac, executive director and founder of the First's Children's Embassy in the World - Megjashi, concerning the problem of paedophilia in the Republic of Macedonia.

Paedophiles are castrated in Denmark

The European legislature have no mercy on paedophiles. The most severe punishments are passed, most common being life imprisonment. In Norway the paedophiles are having a microchip-locators implanted, whereas in Denmark chemical castration is done to paedophiles recidivists.