Linka bezpeci gets 116 111 number

Recently the Czech National Regulatory Authority assigned common European child helpline number 116 111 to Linka bezpeci in the Czech Republic.

With their main donor Telefonica O2 the child helpline is preparing a billboard campaign to publicise the number to all children in the Czech Republic.

Source: CHI newsletter May-June 2008


 



116 111 – new number for European child helplines

On 29 October 2007 the European Commission adopted the Decision 2007/689/EC recommending member states to reserve the number 116 111 for child helpline services on national levels. By adopting the Decision the European Commission recognized importance of the work child helplines provide to children in the European Union and the need to support them.



Friends Across Borders

Friends Across Borders is a regional anti-bullying project in the Baltic Sea region.



Safe schools. Every girl’s right. – Amnesty International report

Schools are not just places to learn and realize potential - some are also places of fear and violence. Safe schools. Every girl's right. report has been issued in the frame of Safe Schools Campaign, run worldwide by Amnesty International.



The CoE Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Abuse – regional conference in Athens

On 26 and 27 June second of the CoE regional conferences concerning sexual abuse of children took place in Athens, Greece.
The conference was a part of Europe wide action to encourage ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Exploitation and Sexual Abuse.



ECHR Judgement - sexual abuse case in Poland

Below you can find European Court of Human Rights Judgement delivered on 19 June 2007, in the case of W.S. v. Poland (Application no. 21508/02).

Among others, the case concerns interviewing a child victim of sexual abuse.

 



XVIIth ISPCAN International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect

Towards a Caring and Non-Violent Community: A Child's Perspective

The XVIIth ISPCAN International Congress will take place September 7-10, 2008, in Hong Kong, China. It will be organized in collaboration with Against Child Abuse (ACA).



When a child is a witness in court

The brochure When a child is a witness in court, published in the frame of Childhood without Abuse Project, is addressed to child witnesses' parents and caregivers. It explains parents' rights as well as the rights of their children within court procedures.



Preventing violence and reducing its impact: how development agencies can help

There's a new document released by WHO and the Violence Prevention Alliance: Preventing violence and reducing its impact: how development agencies can help. Targeted towards development assistance agencies, United Nations organizations, governments and nongovernmental organizations, the document highlights how the health, psycho-social, and economic consequences of violence impede development.

Another Me: transformation from pain to power – online exhibition


 

A unique photographic project put in place by Terre des hommes allowed 126 trafficking survivors in the care of Sanlaap, non-governmental organization based in Kolkata, India, to go through a healing journey of psychological transformation.