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.

More about the campaign in Moldova



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.

STUDY ON CHILD VICTIMS OF CRIME AND LEGAL PROCEEDINGS: THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA CASE

According to a new study released on April 24, 2013 by the National Center for Child Abuse Prevention (CN PAC), in co-operation with SOCIOPOLIS Center of Investigations and Consultation, Moldova experienced an increased number of cases in the criminal justice system that involved child victims of crime, mainly children aged 10-16. The study was conducted with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Moldova Civil Society Strengthening Program (MCSSP), implemented by FHI 360

Resolution of the Council of Europe on fighting child sex tourism

On 23 April , the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has adopted the resolution on "Fighting child sex tourism".

Child protection in Europe_ the latest edition of Terre des hommes newsletter

Terre des hommes has just issued a new newsletter in which you can find the latest information regarding child protection in Europe.