This article was co-authored by IICRD's Natasha Blanchet-Cohen and builds off of the experiences from the YouthScape project.…Continue
Added by Elise on February 25, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments
A recent report published by BUP Elefanten (Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Unit) and the County Council of Östergötland and written by Anders Nyman, a Psychologist and Psychotherapist, Commissioner and Film censor addresses some of the current and arising trends of online abuse.
The report, funded by the World Childhood Foundation, is an in-depth look at some of the issues that children and youth face when using ICT and works to inform…Continue
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I thought this was especially relevent due to the recent disaster in Haiti.
"This manual, as the title suggests, is about how to protect children from sexual violence and sexual exploitation, specifically in disaster and emergency situations. It is not intended to be an academic report but instead is a practical guide that we hope will be of use to people working directly in the field. The aim is to provide fundamental information to assist personnel working in emergency…Continue
Added by Elise on February 8, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments
A recent article in the Vancouver Sun explains how six young Surrey children were among seven Canadian kids rescued by police this week as suspected victims of an international child pornography ring.
The police were alerted to the situation from an international source that linked the image exchange to a British Columbian home.
This article is a great example of how people are working across borders to stop this awlful situation from…Continue
Added by Elise on February 8, 2010 at 10:59am — No Comments