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24 Nov 2017
This was the motto of the international conference, organized by the LEARNING ACTION PARTNERSHIP (LAP), with the financial support of the OAK Foundation. The two-day event (November 17-18) brought together professionals working with children and...
17 Nov 2017
On Wednesday, November 8, 28 teens from 16 educational institutions from Moldova took part in the wrap-up event of the project „For a violence-free life for children in Moldova”, implemented by Terre des hommes Moldova with the financial support of...
EMMAUS, promocija 14.11.2017
15 Nov 2017
Sarajevo, 14th November, 2017, the Association International Forum of Solidarity - EMMAUS (IFS-EMMAUS) held a public promotion and presentation of activities within the project "Development of Child Friendly Guidelines for the Prevention of Violence...
01 Nov 2017
  UNICEF has just published a report on the issue of violence against children. Some of the key facts of the report ”A Familiar Face: Violence in the lives of children and adolescents”: Three quarters of children aged 2 to 4 worldwide – close to...
27 Sep 2017
Researchers from the University of Texas and University of Michigan over five decades of research involving more than 160,000 children have found that children who are spanked or smacked are more likely to exhibit aggression and mental health ...
05 Sep 2017
Researchers Joanne Klevens and Katie Ports, of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US, investigated how child abuse and neglect are linked to gender inequality in 57 countries worldwide. According to their findings, children...
19 Jul 2017
Coalition of NGOs on Child Protection in Kosovo - KOMF, in partnership and supported by the project 'Stop violence against children' supported by EU and UNICEF, conducted workshops with key actors of the institutions and civil society in the...
05 Jul 2017
On 21st June, 2017, representatives of the Children's Center for Alternative Care for Children at the NBU took part in a round table on "Opening a new page in the understanding of corporal punishment" organized jointly by the Ombudsman of the...
04 Jul 2017
A Russia Today article cites a recent report featured in the Daily Mail, which spotlights the mass enslavement of children and youth throughout England.  The report identifies 1,200 youth in the country being victimized by coerced labor, along with...
28 Jun 2017
The occurrence of extremist attacks throughout the world has unfortunately made room for generalizations and stereotyping, which is exemplified in bullying, especially among children and youth. The Evening Standard indicates that a rising number of...

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