Newly released project results: PIECES

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The two year project PIECES: Policy Investigation in Europe on Child Endangerment and Support, which conducted in-depth investigations into six policy issues related to violence against children, is complete and the results are now available below.

PIECES Policy Papers

Six policy papers on the results of the individual in-depth investigations

  1. A content analysis of existing national strategies addressing violence against children in the EU
  2. Data sources related to violence against children in the EU
  3. Reporting and follow-up of violence against children in the EU
  4. National home visitation programmes and parenting programmes in the EU
  5. National Multi-disciplinary Child Death Review in the EU
  6. Awareness activities addressing violence against children

Case Studies

Case study examples of policies highlighting issues identified during the in-depth investigations

Final Report and Executive Summary

A final project report highlighting overarching findings and recommendations and an executive summary

European Commission

Co-funded by the DAPHNE Programme of the European Union