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10 Oct 2008
‘PhotoVoice’ in partneship with ‘Dost’ mentored 15 ‘New Londoners’, refugees aged between 16 and 23 from ten counries by up and coming photographers to help them represent themselves and have a creative public...
09 Oct 2008
‘EveryOne Group’, a human rights NGO has appealed to the Spanish government and Parliament to provide humanitarian protection to the Romanian Roma after having suffered persecution in Italy. EveryOne Group is asking the Spanish...
06 Oct 2008
European Governments are likely to embrace some articles of Sweden’s prostitution law reported ‘ISN’.* Sweden criminalizes the purchasing of sex but decriminalizes the selling of sex and treats the prostitutes as victims rather...
05 Oct 2008
‘Adnkronos International’ quotes Save the Children saying that hundreds of unaccompanied children arriving in Italy illegally have disappeared without a trace since June. The children vanished from the Sicilian province of Agrigento...
04 Oct 2008
The ‘Times of Malta’ reports that the UN Committee of the Rights of the Child issued its conclusions about the UK report in which it called on Britain to step persistently high rates of violence and sexual abuse against children, and to...
30 Sep 2008
‘Yorkshire Evening Post’ reports that every year 2’000 children and young people are arrested and imprisoned in detention centres in Britain because their parents are asylum seekers. The children are usually seized during dawn...
29 Sep 2008
After a 2 days visit in Albania, Unicef Executive Director, Ann M. Veneman underlined the distress of Roma children and the efforts which have to be made to enhance the juvenile justice system in the country. Ms. Veneman visited a Roma...
28 Sep 2008
Extract: In its last edition, the IPJJ newsletter informs on the latest “UN Secretary-General’s Guidance Note on the UN Approach to Justice for Children’s issue”:http://www.juvenilejusticepanel.org/resources/?act=res&cat...
26 Sep 2008
According to the news portal ‘Aktualne’, since 2000, 277 Czech children have found new families abroad in Denmark, Germany and Italy for the most of them. In fact, the large majority of the 277 Czech children adopted abroad were...
26 Sep 2008
EGov reports that the International Forum on Child Welfare is being held in Cardiff next week. Among its priorities, this Conference was organized to find best practices in the field of Child Welfare, including child protection, disability,...

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