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28 Nov 2009
‘Sofia Echo’ reports on the World AIDS day, that only a quarter of the 4’000 people are officially recorded as having HIV, the rest are unaware of their status. This estimation was based on a scientific modelling. 67% of the...
28 Nov 2009
‘Sofia Echo’ reports that during a meeting with the European Commission, Deputy Prime Minister of Bulgaria said Bulgaria would withdraw their candidacy for the European Asylum Office in favour of Malta and in order to have European...
28 Nov 2009
The ‘Council of Europe’ reports on its website that the “draft guidelines”:http://www.coe.int/t/dghl/standardsetting/childjustice/draft%20guidelines%2018%20nov_en.pdf on child-friendly justice are now open to public...
28 Nov 2009
The ‘Council of Europe’ reports that it is calling on all of its 47 member States to adopt and implement national schemes to protect the rights of children and eradicate violence against children. The professionals should receive...
26 Nov 2009
‘Kyiv Post’ reports of the press conference of the Ukrainian human rights ombudsman on November 20th, giving a progress report on the state of the nation’s children. She pointed out child poverty that remains very high and said...
26 Nov 2009
‘Asia News’ reports that the for his message of the 96th World Day for migrants and Refugees, the Pope will talk about the status of migrant children. He points out in his speech that the best interest of the child is often not...
23 Nov 2009
‘Times of Malta’ reports that Malta is looking into the case of Russian children in foster care in Malta for a number of years and recently returned to Russia. 13 children were taken back last April after one Russian orphan died 10 days...
23 Nov 2009
‘Financiarul’ reports of a recently concluded twinning project that aimed at reducing human trafficking at national and regional levels and at creating an integrated system of assistance services. As a result of the project the...
23 Nov 2009
‘The Moscow Times’ reports that thousands of women in Russia are subject to violence, including trafficking and domestic abuse, according to a recently published report. There is a lack of shelters for women facing domestic violence and...
22 Nov 2009
‘BBC’ reports that the six people arrested on suspicion of human trafficking have been released without charge. After thorough investigation the police found no evidence of exploitation or criminality. Related News: 23.11.09 15...

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