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15 Aug 2019
On social media it is easy to fall into the trap of over-posting, and parents whose vital element is sharing, they share their children’s life without selection. This, according to experts, is very dangerous. This phenomenon has also created a new...
14 Aug 2019
How often do you hug your child? Research at Duke University tracked its 500 participants through the age of 30. Research has shown that children who have been lovingly treated by their parents in their early years become happier and more balanced...
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...
03 Aug 2019
The Kecskemet SOS Children's Villages recently held an open house to recruit foster parents for children living in state care, reported the Bacsk-Kiskun online portal. ‘There are around 24,000 children in Hungary in state care. There are 5,600...
26 Jul 2019
By the fall of 2021, the Családbarát Ország Nonprofit Közhasznú Kft. will provide free training for 22,000 people through three EU-financed projects. The nonprofit will provide 39 types of free training, a brief summary of which can be found at this...
21 Jul 2019
Every 6-7th girl and every 10th boy are subject to some form of sexual abuse before the age of 18. Inconceivable numbers and facts. Just as 90 percent of sexual abuse is done by close acquaintances, two thirds by family members. At a conference on...
17 Jul 2019
On October 15, a children's rights conference will be held in Pannonhalma, organized by the Pannonhalma Archabbey and the Hintalovon Children's Rights Foundation, entitled "From Silence to Word-Pannonhalma Children's Rights Symposium". The...
03 Jul 2019
Ágnes Diamond started a support group for LGBTQI + parents in 2016. Parents meet monthly, but they also set up a Facebook group called "Parents and Supporters of LGBTQ Children." "Parents need to be visible, to commit themselves to show the others,...
29 Jun 2019
The Völgyzugoly Foundation for differently-abled children has been operating since 2016 in Budapest’s 17th district. This year it received a Goodwill Award as a volunteer community doing social work. The foundation was created by parents who have...
25 Jun 2019
In Hungary, there is a law banning corporal punishment since 2005, but 2/3rd of parents think it is okay to hit their child. Surprisingly, 50% of children think it's okay to be hit by their parents.  It is well known that violence in childhood...

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