At the High Level Summit (HLS) of the UN General Assembly on addressing large movements of refugees and migrants, which will take place in New York on 19th September 2016, the Heads of State and Government and High Representatives will adopt the Political declaration so called “New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants”.*
Pokémon Go is taking off all around the world. As one of the first games to use 'augmented reality' it is easy to understand why it draws many people in, including young people and children. The NSPCC, however, has produced a short guide for parents explaining how they can help protect their children when using the game.
Working with researchers from the University of Bedfordshire, SOS Children’s Village have produced an extensive report exposing the prevalence of violence towards children in alternative care settings in 21 different countries around the world. The report offers practical recommendations to governments, care providers and other stakeholders for the protection of children from violence in these situations.
Terre des hommes is deeply concerned about the situation of refugees and migrants, especially children and vulnerable people, in Idomeni, on the Greek-Macedonian border.
In the past few years we have witnessed a process of de-institutionalization, which is carried out in order to ensure better treatment of children in institutions, as well as better working conditions for employees. We often hear a variety of information about the work of the institutions for children, both positive and negative. We believe that there are variety of great experts who dedicate their life for this work and we find it important to present their individual stories.
On Thursday, the UN Human Rights High Commissioner, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, expressed serious concern at security measures adopted at a recent meeting of the heads of police of five European countries, which are already having a negative impact on the human rights of refugees and migrants in southern and central Europe, and are compounding the already exceptionally difficult situation in Greece. “In the wake of the adoption of these measures last week, the treatment of refugees and migrants moving through some of these countries already appears to have changed, with seriously negative impli
This infographic tells about the work of the Child Protection Hub in 2015. It summarizes all the input from the Hub members and supporters and covers major numbers, people and content in a visual way.
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UNICEF has issued a press release, where they stated that for the first time since the start of the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe, there are more children and women on the move than adult males.
The European Roma Rights Centre reports that Roma in Slovakia are often forced to live in unsafe, hazardous and unhealthy housing conditions. In the first week of 2016 two small Romani children died in Košice, Slovakia. Both the 6- and 4-month-old boys died in a segregated neighbourhood. Three more minors died last weekend in a Roma settlement in Lomnička village in Central Slovakia. Considering that these deaths were utterly preventable, the European Roma Rights Centre calls on Slovak authorities to take immediate action.