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06 Dec 2019
On 2 December 2019, the Council of Europe and the Czech Judicial Academy delivered a training to launch the e-learning of combating trafficking in human beings, developed under the Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) Programme of...
02 Dec 2019
The Convention of the rights of the child was born 30 years ago and The European Parliament organised a conference with international human rights bodies and society actors to build a stronger cooperation and to improve the child rights protection....
28 Nov 2019
In the last five years, the number of Hungarian children living outside of Hungary in another EU country has doubled, reaching 53,000. In the case of Romania, there are almost 600,000 Romanian children living outside of Romania. A report of more...
27 Nov 2019
The European Commission created a site to collect promising practices on the protection of children in migration. The platform is available for practitioners who want to promote their projects. The European Commission is not evaluating submissions; ...
26 Nov 2019
The text of the resolution is the result of the cooperation of five political groups, i.e. EPP, S&D, Renew Europe, Greens/EFA and GUE/NGL. The resolution clearly underlines the utmost necessity for the European Union (EU) to act in this field...
25 Nov 2019
Violence against women is one of the most frequent acts against human rights, but often it goes unreported. Violence is experienced by every third girl and woman, and is also a common cause of death. Sexual violence has been present for centuries....
22 Nov 2019
These findings from Eurochild’s new report on the 2019 European Semester were launched at the Towards No child poverty in Europe 2030 event on 14-15 November in collaboration with the Bertelsmann Stiftung in the European Parliament in the presence...
22 Nov 2019
The event addressed a number of systematic challenges for children’s rights: child sexual exploitation, new challenges for media, the breakdown of traditional family structures and new ways of collecting and processing data.  Eurochild President...
18 Nov 2019
November 18 2019 is the European Day on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse. This year’s theme is “Empowering children to stop sexual violence”. On this important occassion, the regional project "BRIDGE - Building...
18 Nov 2019
On the European Day for the Protection of Children Against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse (18 November), a booklet is being published by the Hintalovon Child Rights Foundation, the Fund to End Violence Against Children, and with the...

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