Stop the hurting- A guide to child abuse prevention
This website contain useful information about the problem of child abuse. You will find out what are the signs of child abuse and how to react if you suspect the child is being abused.
Children at Risk in Baltic Sea Region is the web support of a regional cooperation to raise the level of knowledge and to coordinate the activities targeting children at risk in the Baltic Sea Region. The five areas prioritized in the co-operation are: Child sexual abuse and exploitation, children in the street, children in institutions, young perpetrators of crimes and child trafficking and unaccompanied children. The Child Centre is a part of the Children's Unit within the secretariat of the Council of the Baltic Sea States that includes Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, the Russian Federation and Sweden.
The Child Rights Information Network (CRIN) is a global network that disseminates information about the Convention on the Rights of the Child and child rights amongst non-governmental organizations (NGOs), United Nations agencies, inter-governmental organization (IGOs), educational institutions, and other child rights experts. Although the website doesn’t focus only on Eastern Europe it is a reach source of various type of information, reports and news concerning child abuse and neglect problem.
ENOC - The European Network of Ombudsmen
for Children links independent offices for children from twelve countries in Europe. Its aims are to encourage the fullest possible implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the child, to support collective lobbying for children's rights, to share information, approaches and strategies, and to promote the development of effective independent offices for children.
The International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
is the only multidisciplinary international organization that brings together a worldwide cross-section of committed professionals to work towards the prevention and treatment of child abuse, neglect and exploitation globally. Its mission is "To support individuals and organizations working to protect children from abuse and neglect worldwide"
ECPAT network (End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes) is a network of organizations and individuals working together to eliminate the commercial sexual exploitation of children. It seeks to encourage the world community to ensure that children everywhere enjoy their fundamental rights free from all forms of commercial sexual exploitation.
Save The Children is the leading independent organization creating real and lasting change for children in need in the United States and around the world. It is a member of the International Save the Children Alliance, comprising 28 national Save the Children organizations working in more than 110 countries to ensure the well-being of children.
The Separated Children in Europe Programme was established in 1997 and seeks to improve the situation of separated children through research, policy analysis and advocacy at the national and regional levels. It is a joint initiative of UNHCR and Save the Children and is based on the complementary mandates and areas of expertise of the two organisations. UNHCR's responsibility is to ensure international protection of refugee children and of those seeking asylum; Save the Children is concerned to see the full realisation of the rights of all children.
The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC), founded in 1998 and launched by the U.S.-based National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, works to identify and coordinate a global network of organizations fighting child-sexual exploitation and abduction.
is an international development charity, which protects the most vulnerable and excluded children and give them the chance to grow up in loving families with a safe and secure future. The organization works especially with children who are separated from their families or are at risk of being in such situation.