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Read the latest news on child protection from around Europe. For news related to the recent refugee crisis in Europe please see our Thematic Page.

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18 Dec 2014
‘Singal1’ reports on Staffordshire County Council being updated on what is being done to tackle child sexual exploitation in Staffordshire. The results of the still continuing audit shows 43 children have been identified by as currently...
18 Dec 2014
‘The Guardian’ reports on the current government’s consideration to cut child benefits for those who have more than two children. Senior Conservative Iain Duncan Smith considers that the move could ‘help behavioural change...
18 Dec 2014
‘RT’ reports on comments from the UN to urge the EU to take refugees despite the economic crisis and rising xenophobia. These refugees are primarily arriving in Europe from areas such as war-torn Syria and asking for asylum which could...
18 Dec 2014
‘RT’ reports on failures by local government in the UK to protect vulnerable children and teenagers. This has meant that the young people end up sleeping rough on British streets, night buses, in police stations, and in drug dens and...
17 Dec 2014
The website of ‘Press TV’ reports that 300 protesting Syrian refugees have accepted the Greek government’s proposal to apply for asylum in Greece. They will get a temporary housing possibility, food and medical treatment and a tourist visa to the...
17 Dec 2014
The ‘NL Times’ reports that Marc Dullaert, the Dutch Children’s Ombudsman monitored the state of the observance of children’s rights in the Netherlands. According to the Children’s Rights Monitor, one in five children aged 15 to 18 was...
16 Dec 2014
‘RT’ reports on failures by local government in the UK to protect vulnerable children and teenagers. This has meant that the young people end up sleeping rough on British streets, night buses, in police stations, and in drug dens and many of these...
10 Dec 2014
‘The Guardian’ reports on the arrest of an Eritrean human trafficking gang responsible for more than 20 boat trips between north Africa and Europe, including one that resulted in the deaths of 224 people. News that police also found...
10 Dec 2014
‘Tanjug’ reports on the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) comments that 15 years after the Kosovo conflict, there are still no lasting solutions for the return or integration of displaced people. The numbers...

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