Marina Trbus is a psychologist and advocate for children’s right's . She is working in the Parents' Association Step by Step in Zagreb, Croatia, as Head of Programs.
Currently she is involved in advocating for the rights of children whose parents are in prison. She is a part of team that developed and is implementing project "Involved parents". The project activities include counselling for children whose parents are or were in prison. Nearly one million children in Europe have a parent in prison. These children often experience trauma stemming from a violent separation from their parent, social stigmas, and prejudices associated with having imprisoned parents, and violations of their rights. Aim of the project is to enhance the rights of the child to have fair, unbiased treatment, protection of his / her rights, and equal opportunities regardless of social, economic or cultural heritage.
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