Events open to volunteers of first aid rescue teams, students, residents of Parma and local police forces on issues related to violence and victims, performed between March and May 2018 in Italy

[English version below]   Incontri organizzati con soggetti italiani coinvolti nell’assistenza alle vittime di violenze, svolti fra Marzo e Maggio 2018 Nell’ambito delle attività di networking svolte dal progetto Protasis, i partner italiani hanno organizzato in questi mesi diversi incontri con associazioni e soggetti coinvolti nell’assistenza alle vittime di violenza. Lo scopo di questi incontri…

Keeping Child Abuse on the EU Agenda

International Children’s Day, commemorated on June 1st, is the international promotion of children’s rights and their wellbeing. The EU plays an imperative role in promoting initiatives, which safeguard the rights of children and protect them from abuse and violence in Europe. Abuse can take on a range of forms, and can be subjected to children…

PROTASIS project presented to Judicial Authorities in Greece

[English version below] Παρουσίαση του προγράμματος PROTASIS σε Δικαστικούς και Εισαγγελικούς λειτουργούς στην Ελλάδα Με επιτυχία πραγματοποιήθηκε επιμορφωτικό σεμινάριο Δικαστικών και Εισαγγελικών λειτουργών στην εφαρμογή Επανορθωτικών πρακτικών ως αναμορφωτικό μέτρο για ανήλικους παραβάτες. Το σεμινάριο έλαβε χώρα στις 27-28 Απριλίου 2018 στην Αθήνα και διοργανώθηκε από το Εθνικό Κέντρο Δημόσιας Διοίκησης και Αυτοδιοίκησης (ΕΚΔΔΑ), στο…

Combating child sexual abuse on EU level

An increasingly interconnected world has allowed for the speedy exchange of communications in a multitude of forms, including text and image, while additionally giving certain individuals the opportunity to exploit vulnerable groups on a graver scale. The European Commission has reported that between 10-20% of children in Europe have been sexually assaulted in the past.…

EU citizens recognise domestic violence but most don’t speak about it

According to Eurobarometer’s special report on gender-based violence (November 2016), 74% of the citizens that responded to the survey think that domestic violence is common. Yet, 26% hesitate to speak about cases of domestic violence because they believe that is “none of their business”.

Check out some revealing facts and figures below:

Original source: #SayNoStopVAW campaign