Across Europe children are at risk of many forms of violence. Domestic violence. Sexual abuse and exploitation. Internet and social media related violence. Some children are particularly vulnerable. Children seeking international protection. Trafficking. Children in alternative care or on the streets. Missing children. Minority children, such as Roma. Children with disabilities. European action by the Council of Europe and the European Union has a significant impact on the protection of children across Europe.
CHILD CIRCLE promotes European action which strengthens national systems to protect children from violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation. We focus on measures which enhance child participation and the ways in which professionals work together to protect children.
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