Problem of Child Abuse in Central and Eastern Europe in 2005 - 2009

The report Problem of Child Abuse: Attitudes and Experiences in Seven Countries of Central and Eastern Europe presents selected findings from a comparative research programme carried out in Bulgaria, Macedonia, Moldova, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland and Ukraine in 2009 and compares it with results from an analogous research from 2005 within the Childhood without Abuse - Toward a Better Child Protection System in Eastern Europe project. The project, coordinated by the Nobody's Children Foundation and financed by the OAK Foundation, was carried out in 2005 - 2009.

“How to interview a child” in Ukrainian

Child Well-Being Fund adopted a guide for professionals interviewing child witnesses -"How to interview a child". The book was originally written in Polish by Alicja Budzyńska, expert from the Nobody's Children Foundation. The publication consists of a set of practical guidelines for organising and carrying out interviews of children who take part in legal proceedings and examples of standard questions. The author emphasizes importance of assessing psychological state of a child and its developmental stage.

Inauguration of the second stage of the Childhood without Abuse Project

On 25th and 26th January project coordinators met to inaugurate new stage of the Childhood without Abuse project that will last from 2010 till 2013 and include organizations from Bulgaria, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland and Ukraine.

International supervision in Ukraine

International supervision in Ukraine was conducted by Daniela Popescu, psychologist, director of the National Centre for Child Abuse Prevention in Moldova. The event was organized by Child Well-Being Fund Ukraine for specialists who work in the field of child abuse and neglect prevention.