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07 Nov 2008
‘The Guardian’ looks at the problem of underage drinking, with new government figures showing an i*ncrease in the number of young people being treated in hospital for alcohol-related problems*. The article releases such an alarming...
03 Nov 2008
‘OSCE’ reports that a two-day meeting was organized in Kyiv to support Ukrainian authorities’ efforts to bring the country’s adoption mechanism into line with international standards. According to the Ministry of Family,...
01 Nov 2008
‘APA’ News Agency reports about child labour in Azerbaijan and quotes both government and NGO representatives. While no one can provide exact numbers, according to calculations of international organisations there are 4’000 street...
28 Oct 2008
In this edition, the Panel Secretariat encourages all juvenile justice actors to f*ollow-up on the Concluding Observations of the Committee on the Rights of the Child*. At its 49th Session, which ended in early October, the Committee made...
26 Oct 2008
A news relayed by ‘Reuters’, reported that The NGOs Federation for Children (FONPC) recently achieved a report about the respect for children’s right in Romania. This report was drafted by 86 NGOs working in the field of human...
25 Oct 2008
The police and justice ministry of Ireland launched last week a campaign to raise awareness about human trafficking, according to the UNHCR. For this campaign, the walls of Dublin and other urban centres will be covered by posters reminding...
25 Oct 2008
The ‘Times of Malta’ reported that a Romanian man wanted in his country for human trafficking and paedophilia was arrested on Tuesday night in Malta. He is suspected of having helped women to travel to the Netherlands where they...
24 Oct 2008
According to the ‘Toronto Star’, there were 31 documented cases of international human trafficking involving Canadians between May 2006 and May 2008, but not even a single conviction in a Canadian court. The victims, among which four...
24 Oct 2008
Three British social worker of an orphanage in Tirana blame each other of abusing children in their care reported ‘The Guardian’. The so-called Brown’s trial is one of eastern Europe’s most shocking child sex abuse...
17 Oct 2008
The ‘Guardian’ presents the movie “In Djambali, the village of giraffes, water is a scarce resource and reserved for the luxurious swimming pool of the lion. A daring giraffe decides to rebel and taps into the forbidden water...

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