Poland

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.

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.

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.