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16 Aug 2019
150 children, aged between 12 and 17, from 30 communities from Moldova, learned this summer how to prevent and combat violence in the school and community. The trainings took place during the whole month of July, being offered by the children rights...
15 Aug 2019
Representatives of public administration institutions, development partners, academia, non-governmental organizations and other civil society organizations are invited to complete a questionnaire to evaluate the results of the implementation of the...
14 Aug 2019
A recently published study by the EU-funded GEMM (Growth, Equal Opportunities, Migration and Markets) project and its partner, Charles III University of Madrid (UC3M), which examined the hiring practices across Europe, shows that children with an...
13 Aug 2019
The user's guide and training module on ‘Unified Standard Operating Procedures for Transnational Cooperation on Case Management - Based on the Annex to Bi-National Protocols for the Protection of Victims and Potential Victims of Trafficking with a...
13 Aug 2019
New research from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) has revealed that air pollution is responsible for 33 percent of all new asthma cases among children in Europe each year. The team reported that nearly 200,000 cases could be...
12 Aug 2019
In a press release, the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, or Europol, announced the results of a European-wide joint operation against the trafficking of minors for sexual exploitation, forced begging, and labour exploitation....
12 Aug 2019
An initiative of the United Nations, International Youth Day was first celebrated on 12 August 2000, to raise awareness about the many cultural and legal issues facing youth. According to UN data, there are 1.8 billion young people between the ages...
12 Aug 2019
This story is about a five-year-old boy, ‘Peter’, who was removed from his family due to neglect and domestic violence and placed in a foster home. Peter had been assessed as mildly intellectually disabled, but thanks to the committed work of his...
11 Aug 2019
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced that the first Safety Zone for unaccompanied children in the RRC Sofia - Voenna Rampa opened its doors on 17 June, 2019. During its first week, 39 unaccompanied children were accommodated...
11 Aug 2019
START ACADEMY SOFIA is a non-governmental organization aimed at developing the knowledge, skills and attitudes of disadvantaged students and young people from marginalized groups, especially those who have  or are at risk of dropping out of school....

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