Bad touch

Bad touch campaign in Latvia

The campaign "Bad touch"  was held in Latvia between 03.10.2011 and 24.11.2011. The launching event was held on the 3rd of October 2011 in the premises of the Center "Dardedze". The partners of the campaign were: Ministry of Welfare who provided informative support and 7 regional crises centers providing services to abused children from Balvi, Dobele, Valmiera, Talsi, Zante, Allaži and Ventspils who organized local network discussions, communicated with local media, distributed materials and contributed to the success of the campaign in great deal.The campaign was conducted in both Latvian and Russian languages which helped to reach larger population of Latvia.

Bad Touch campaign in Poland

On 13 May 2010 second edition of the social awareness and educational campaign against sexual abuse of children was inaugurated in Poland. The "Bad Touch" campaign is run by the Nobody's Children Foundation and Children Rights Ombudsman. First edition of the campaign in 2002 made many people realize how serious and not at all uncommon is the problem of sexual abuse of children, yet still a lot remains to be done to tackle it. The slogan of the campaign - "Children hurt by the bad touch want to be invisible" - reflect the organizers idea of reaching to children who are not able to cope or ask for help themselves.