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09 Jun 2020
UNICEF Hungary continues to maintain the supervision provided by the organisation, but now professionals working in basic child welfare services can also benefit from it. The free supervision services provided by UNICEF Hungary are also available...
08 Jun 2020
In Hungary, June is about cyberbullying due to a new campaign, and the timing is very topical. Experts say quarantine over the epidemic is causing an increase in online abuse. According to UNICEF data, in Hungary 88% of children aged 10-18 are...
04 Jun 2020
Why do teachers have to be protected? Statistics show that the teachers are one of the most vulnerable groups among the public officials, against whom the most acts of violence are committed. It is an important principle that not only the outright...
27 May 2020
A recent bill aims to make adoption easier and faster, but experts find many of its elements problematic. In a joint resolution, the members of the Coalition for the Rights of the Child stated that certain points of the bill violate the rights of...
14 May 2020
A new European Court of Justice judgement states: 'The placement of asylum seekers or third-country nationals subject to a return decision shall be considered “detention” in transit zone Röszke, on the Serbian-Hungarian border, and therefore the...
13 May 2020
Reuters reports on the decision of the Supreme Court in Hungary and the developments around the case of unlawfully segregated Roma children. The case Classroom situation of ethnic tensions at an elementary school in Gyongyospata, east of Hungary....
12 May 2020
A new bill was promoted in order to adopt a child sooner and not through a too complicated process in Hungary. The procedure of adopting would only be 9 months from now. The potential new parents would not be bound to finish the 40-hours training,...
12 May 2020
The Rosa Park Foundation, the Motivation Association and the Partners Hungary Foundation jointly conducted a non-representative survey among pedagogues who teach disadvantaged and Roma children. The research distinguishes four groups: -where the...
09 May 2020
During this epidemic emergency, 30-35.000 schoolchildren cannot be educated digitally due to lack of equipment, missing infrastructure or family background problems, said Gabriella Hajnal, head of Klebensberg Center, adding that this represents a...
08 May 2020
In an article by Dr Szilvia Gyurkó, a child right specialist, she gives some tools for parents to protect their children more effectively from paedophiles. As these are usually skilful manipulators, you cannot see from the outside what they are...

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