Missing Children Publication Hub

The publications in this section contain the results of our research as well as curated research on topics and issues relevant to missing children in Europe and the world. Example of the type of research you can find are understanding the causes of the different types of missing children cases in Europe, policy on missing children, search and rescue operations and family support. The menu and submenu options below will help you find what you're looking for.

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Prevention
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  • Global status report on violence prevention 2014
    Alexander Butchart and Christopher Mikton
    This report focuses on interpersonal violence, which is violence that occurs between family members, intimate partners, friends, acquaintances and strangers, and includes child maltreatment, youth violence, intimate partner violence, sexual violence and elder abuse.
  • On my own: The accommodation needs of young people leaving care in England
    Anon
    Qualitative research with young people who have used a range of Barnardo's services to find accommodation.
  • PREVENTION SYSTEM FOR CHILD ABDUCTION BY USING IMAGE PROCESSING ALGORITHM ON INTEL GALILEO BOARD
    NOOR HASNI BINTI ABD HADI, HARIYANTI BINTI MOHD SALEH & SALINA BINTI MOHD ASI
    This paper describes a real-time system based on image processing algorithms by using Active Appearance Model technique for alignment process. The motivation of this research is the need for reducing children abduction cases.
  • Research and practice in risk assessment and risk management of children and young people engaging in offending behaviours: A literature review
    Michele Burman, Sarah Armstrong, Susan Batchelor, Fergus McNeill
    A report providing an evaluation on the current literature evaluating the risk assessment and risk management of children engaging in offending behaviours.
  • Risky Business? A study exploring the relationship between behaviour and risk factors in adult missing person cases
    Naomi Eales
    Missing person risk assessment methodology has gone through changes since its inception 17 years ago however it is an area of a missing person’s investigation which is still problematic.
  • Study on prevention initiatives on trafficking in human beings
    Among the key findings of the study is that there is no go-standard for assessing the impact of prevention actions but rather a comprehensive and contextual approach should be followed.