Child Protection

Child Protection

To support child victims of abuse and violence, we advocate for better integration of policies and strategies into the existing legal framework & strengthen the child protection system, provide training for professionals and support local child protection organisations through small grants. Affected children have access to psychosocial services, counseling and recreational activities.

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News

Together for the children, Terre des hommes Albania, in partnership with the Albanian Football Association, has initiated the replication of training sessions focused on child safety in football with all sports clubs in 8 regions across the country. During the training session held at the next…
Terre des hommes Albania organizes an exchange program for young people focusing on gender equality and community engagement. In the Multifunctional Community Center in Lezhë, 43 young people from the Afghan community sheltered in Albania, along with the youth groups of You Create from Kukës and…
Frontline professionals who work with children have had a fantastic opportunity to participate in a 3-day training in Shengjin on the "Movement, Games, and Sports for the psychosocial development of children" methodology.  During these three days, the participants, under the guidance of the…
Aware of the positive impact that sports bring to their lives, the young people of the "YouCreate" group, who receive services at the Multifunctional Community Center in Bulqiza, took the initiative to organize a series of sports activities on the eve of the International Day of Sports for…
Young people in Bicaj, Kukes Municipality, already have a hub dedicated to creativity, learning, and social interaction.  The youth group successfully completed the initiative they had identified during their journey using the "You Create" methodology, leading to a significant change for their…
Following the journey through the "You Create" methodology, our young people take another step towards concretely addressing one of the most sensitive issues in the community where they live: gender equality! In the premises of the "Atelie" youth center, the findings identified by young people…

Publications

This manual is intended to serve as a working document and provide, in a concise manner and in accordance with the relevant legal framework in force, the procedures that must be followed by the Child Protection Officer (CPO) also as part of the Cross-sectoral Technical Group (GTN) for the…
Unaccompanied or separated children are particularly vulnerable and the challenges they face require special responses. It is difficult to obtain accurate global figures regarding the number of children travelling independently, but their number is increasing. This document is written for all…
In this framework, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection aims to strengthen the prevention and response to sexual violence against children, by modeling integrated and multidisciplinary one-stop shop services for children sustaining sexual violence and other types of severe violence, as well…
The focus of this research study is on the child protection measures for children below the age of criminal responsibility who conflict with the law in Albania. The focus of this research study is on the child  protection measures for children below the age of criminal responsibility who are in…
Terre des hommes organization in Albania, during the period March-April 2020 undertook the assessment of the situation on the impact of pandemics and quarantine on families in need in Albania. This assessment sheds light on the new realities created by the COVID-19 virus and highlights how the…
Terre des hommes Albania has prepared this publication to capture and promote models of work and best practices identified during the implementation of the “Emergency and recovery support for vulnerable children and families affected by COVID-19 pandemic situation in Albania” project useful to…