International project Daphne - National reports

The Netherlands Youth Institute has been granted a two-year project (2011 – 2012) within the framework of the Daphne III programme of the European Commission: preventing and combating violence against children, young people and women and to protect victims and groups at risk. The Netherlands Youth Institute has been granted this project in co-operation with four partner country organisations in Germany, Hungary, Portugal, Sweden.

The project is called ‘Prevent and Combat Child Abuse: What works? An overview of regional approaches, exchange and research’. It aims to generate relevant knowledge on current strategies for the prevention of child abuse and neglect in Europe. It focuses on interventions and strategies that are targeted at the prevention and treatment of child abuse in the five participating European countries. The project also has a research strand with the experiences of parents regarding programmes. The final output of the project is a manual with data about what works in the prevention and the treatment of child abuse.


The nationals reports on strategies, measurements and management of tackling child abuse and neglect in the full circle from prevention to treatment (the continuum of care) can be accessed here.

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