A non-violent childhood

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child states that all children are entitled to a safe home.

Physical violence

Any physical contact that is painful or prevents movement.

Psychological violence

Words, body language or using the voice to offend, threaten or control another person.

Indirect violence

Violence against people, children or adults, who are in close relation to the child.

Sexual abuse and violence

All forms of sexualised actions, such as being pressured, forced or threatened to do something against one’s will.

The consequences of violence

Experiencing violence can result in physical and psychological harm and emotional/mental disorders –and the effects can be long-lasting.

Raising a child

Children learn best through praise and encouragement, and this also promotes cooperation in the family.

How to get help

Do you need someone to talk with or do you want information about how to get help?