Protecting children from sexual abuse in Albania”

Financially supported by Canadian Fund for Local Initiatives, Qendra “Fëmijët Sot” is implementing the project “Protecting children from sexual abuse in Albania. The project is being implemented in 5 schools, in coordination with the Education Office in Lushnja. The project aims to enhance the capacities of teachers, professionals with regard to protection of children from various types of abuse, with a special focus on child sexual abuse. A Child Protection Policy document will be developed as an internal school policy to protect children from abuse and report the cases of abuse. A Research will be carried out during the project implementation aiming to understand knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and level of awareness of teachers, children and parents on child’ sexual abuse issue, in schools and community. The project will be implemented during the period November 2015 - February 2016.