The Child and Youth Protection Centre of the City of Zagreb and the Brave Phone conducted the first national study about pre-school children in front of screens. The study was conducted in kindergartens all over Croatia during 2016 and 2917. Results are based on a cohort of 655 parents of pre-school children, selected by the convenient sample method from both rural and urban areas in different parts of Croatia. Here are the preliminary results of the study.
The Brave Phone and The Child Protection Center of Zagreb conducted research at the national level on the experience and behaviours of children on the Internet and on Facebook social network in general and on the relation of that experience to children's personal and psychological characteristics, habits of safe use of the Internet and other characteristics.
Child protection center of Zagreb conducted research on bullying in schools. The research included 25 elementary schools in 13 cities of Croatia, and examinees were pupils from the fourth to the eighth grade of elementary school, in 2003.
The research was intended to investigate into the way children use the Internet and into the purpose of the use, identify the exposure of children to inappropriate sexual content and intimate questions of sexual nature as well as the experience of e-abuse via the Internet and mobile phones.
The main objective of this research was to identify the exposure of children to inappropriate sexual content on the Internet, investigate into how they come to be exposed to the content and investigate into children's' reactions.
Child protection center of Zagreb conducted research among medical doctors working with children in the primary health care. in the period between November 2007 and May 2008. The aim was to research the medical doctors' perception of their knowledge about the abuse and neglect of children.
Child protection center of Zagreb and Brave phone conducted research Prevalence of abuse and neglect of children in Croatia :Correlation between abuse in childhood and other traumatic experience and some personality features. Research on the prevalence of child abuse and neglect was conducted in the spring of 2006 in a number of secondary schools in Croatia.