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"...

Social campaign against corporal punishment in Moldova

At the end of May National Centre for Child Abuse Prevention launched the raising awareness campaign "Bad tradition" against corporal punishment of children. The campaign was developed by Nobody's Children Foundation in 2012.

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Youth online. Between risks prevention and capacity-building

Nobody's Children Foundation has published a new issue of the quarterly publication "Abused Child. Theory, Research and Practice'' - Youth online. Between risks prevention and capacity-building .The following articles can be found in current issue:
• EU NET ADB Study - note on methodology
• Internet use among adolescents - grounded theory inquiry. The results of EU NET ADB study
• Internet addictive behaviour among youth. The EU NET ADB research results

National Survey of Child and Youth Victimization in Poland

In 2012, Nobody's Children Foundation carried out a research project that aimed at providing a comprehensive diagnosis of the problem of child abuse in Poland. "National Survey of Child and Youth Victimization in Poland" was a representative survey on a sample of 1005 students aged 11-17 from all regions of Poland covering more than 20 forms of victimization including: family and peer violence, neglect, conventional crime and sexual victimization among others.

Report concerning the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings by Poland

In the report GRETA admits that the Polish authorities have taken a number of important steps to prevent and combat trafficking in human beings. The social assistance, aliens' and labour legislation have been developed since 2007 to provide for a number of rights for victims of human trafficking. The criminalisation of trafficking in human being, as defined in the Convention, took effect in September 2010.

Protect my Future - Why child protection matters in the post-2015 agenda?

Protect my future
Protect my future
The widespread failure to protect children is a global crisis, with 0.5-1.5 billion children experiencing violence each year (Pinheiro 2006), 150 million girls and 73 million boys who are raped or subject to sexual violence (WHO 2000), and 115 million children engaged in extremely harmful forms of work (ILO 2010). This global crisis represents a major violation of children's rights; an unacceptable situation, which must be remedied urgently, no matter what the costs.