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05 May 2019
What impacts the way media organizations across Europe report on migration? Does what happens behind the scenes in media organizations affect reporting on migration and even the migration policies? Rob McNeil, a researcher at the Centre on Migration...
06 Apr 2019
The Hungarian daily, Magyar Nemzet, published an interview with the founder of the Barnahus in the Hungarian city of Szombathely, Dr. Lazary. Now the head of the National Barnahus Know-How Centre, Dr. Lazary talks about the establishment of the...
21 Mar 2019
The beginning of the year ChildHub has organised a series of webinars presenting the 7 strategies of INSPIRE. The INSPIRE package represents an evidence-based approach to revitalizing, focusing, and expanding current multisectoral efforts to prevent...
25 Jan 2019
László Székely, the ombudsman for fundamental rights in Hungary recommended closing the special needs homes and schools in a north-eastern Hungarian village Tornanádaska, unless those can be immediately repaired. This comes after the inspection that...
03 Jan 2019
The online women's magazine, WMN published the annual review of Dr. Szilvi Gyurko, about the top 10 issues that have rattled the public in 2018, related to children. 1. eye-for-an-eye: when a child threw a meerkats on the floor in a zoo, comments...

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26 Nov 2018
On November 26th Hungarian professionals - mostly guardians and child protection workers - have met a second time as part of the EU-funded AWAY project, to discuss diversion and how best to put it in practice. The interactive session included a...
20 Nov 2018
The blog of the Hungarian SOS Children's Villages published an interview with psychologist Andras Szoke, who talks about a fairly new therapy called Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. The therapy helps processing traumatic experiences,...
14 Nov 2018
Thanks to the hospitality of the Swedish Embassy, and the support of the PROMISE II project, Maria Gorosch, police officer in the Stockholm Barnahus, and Alda Hrönn Jóhannsdottir, Icelandic prosecutor visited Budapest and met with various...
07 Nov 2018
dr. Szilvi Gyurkó, founder of Hintalovon Foundation wrote an article of a positive story, when the system worked. A social worker approached them, asking for help: she was informed that one of the boys in the school has been victim of long-standing...
17 Oct 2018
dr. Szilvia Gyurko, founder of Hintalovon Foundation approached the Central Statistical Office to see the numbers of children marrying. The shocking figure was that in 2016  388 girls married before their 18th birthday. The oldest groom was 61 years...

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