Poland

Local training in Poland

The local training for interdisciplinary teams of judges, prosecutors and psychologists (altogether 15 participants) took place 12-13 December 2011. The aim of the training was to enhance participants knowledge regarding child victims of crime and methods of interviewing minor witnesses, assisting child and the family in the course of intervention, as well as establishing a connection with a child who suffered from traumatic experience. The training has been evaluated as very useful.

Reports of the implementation of UN Convention of the Rights of a Child for children with intellectual disabilities

The national reports concerning the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child for children with intellectual disabilities can be downloaded here.

Internet platform for young children in Poland

Nobody's Children Foundation in cooperation with the Orange Foundation has developed an educational project for children aged 4-5 years. The aim of the internet platform www.necio.pl is to teach young children about the safety on the Internet. The hero of the children to "fun on the Internet". The project is cofinanced from the European Commission's "Safer Internet".

Publication on child abuse and neglect in Poland

The NCF quarterly no. 36 "Abused Child. Theory, Research and Practice" consists of statistics concerning child abuse and neglect in Poland eg. experiences of physical and emotional violence, child abandonment, sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children,  mortality of children and youth, child poverty. The purpose of it was to present the scale and nature of these threats on the basis of what is recorded or investigated, but also identify issues about which very little is known.