SAPI published Review of the child protection system and children’s welfare in Bulgaria – Report for 2012

The report is published every year in the frame of the partnership international projects: „Childhood without Abuse - Toward a Better Child Protection System in Eastern Europe Project", financed by OAK foundation and „Protecting the right of child-victims of crime to psychological assistance and child-friendly interviewing procedures", financed by the "Fundamental rights" program of the European Commission.

Children trafficked for exploitation in begging and criminality - new report

Teams of police, prosecutors, child welfare professionals and NGO experts from Lithuania, Norway, Poland and Sweden have made site visits in the four countries looking at the challenges facing law enforcement and child protection when it comes to protecting children suspected of being trafficked for exploitation in begging and/or in criminality.

The four site visits and the final roundtable meeting gave numerous opportunities to analyse obstacles for access to protection for child victims and difficulties in prosecuting the perpetrators.



Abused Child Quarterly dedicated to William N. Friedrich

The current issue of NCF's quarterly publication Abused Child is excepcional. It was dedicated to a man whose influence on child psychology, particularly in the field of sexual behaviours in children and child trauma is difficult to overestimate. Seven years have passed since the death of prof. William N. Friedrich.



Lithuanian babies- report on the situation of young children in Lithuania

Lithuanian organization, Children Support Centre has published a report "Lithuanian babies"  regarding the situation of young children (up to 3 years old) in Lithuania. 

 



Visibility of the campaign Protect me I am small in Bulgaria

Bulgarian organization SAPI has published the report regarding the visibility of the campaign "Protect me! I am small" in Bulgaria. It turns out that 60% of the people who had noticed the campaign found it necessary and almost 30% really necessary.

More details in the report. 



lncrease in child trafficking - new UNODC report

The 2012 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has revealed that 27 per cent of all victims of human trafficking officially detected globally between 2007 to 2010 are children, up 7 per cent from the period 2003 to 2006.

Second International Conference “Victimization of children, dimensions and prevention” held in Sofia

Social Activities and Practices Institute in partnership with the Ministry of Justice organized the Second International Conference "Victimization of children, dimensions and prevention". At the conference were presented national and European policies and practices on child abuse prevention and child-friendly justice. 

13th ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect in Dublin

The 13th ISPCAN European Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect shall be held in Dublin September 2013. The dedline for submitting abstracts is 18th January. Delegates will have opportunities to discuss the current state of research and interventions on CAN in Europe and internationally, discuss new challenges and emerging topics and help shape national and international responses.

27th San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment

The Chadwick Center for Children and Families invites to attend the 27th annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment which will take place from 28th January to 31th January 2013.The organizers offer a terrific agenda of evidence and research-based topics, as well as current thinking and new ideas, presented by international experts and practitioners in the field. The conference's program offers a balance of well-known experts along with new faces

Abuse has not to be a tradition- International Day on Prevention of Child Abuse

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My father used to spank me and look how I turned out a good person", „One smack doesn't cause much damage" . That is what the professionals convincing parents to non violent parenting hear. The aim of the campaign is to change such believes.
International Day on Prevention of Child Abuse established on 19th of November is to be a moment of reflexion on how the youngest ones are protected from abuse.