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14 Dec 2017
The Albanian Parliament has approved the project resolution related to the violence against women at the beginning of December. It asked for the Albanian Government to take immediate and concrete measures to stop violence against women. Some of the...
14 Dec 2017
According to Republica.it there are around 40.000 children in Romania living without one or both parents, the vast majority of which are part of the 3 million men and women gone abroad to work especially in agriculture; only a small amount of the...
14 Dec 2017
In Germany there are more than 2 million minors living on state benefits and this number increased by 5% in comparison with the previous year; more than half a million are foreign children. The majority of them are refugees from Syria, Irak and...
13 Dec 2017
On the 29th of November, the results of the project "The Right(s) court for children" were presented among more than 50 participants in Hotel Sheraton, Zagreb, Croatia.  Juvenile Judge Lana Peto Kujundzic and Ivana Milas Klarić, a former...
13 Dec 2017
In November 2017, employees of the NGO Brave Phone visited several schools to present a newly developed on-line game StoryLab that deals with the issue of the rights of children and youth in judicial proceedings. The game is  developed under the...
13 Dec 2017
'TheGuardian' pulished an article about the artist Arabella Dorman, who used different items of clothes, hats,shoes,socks,scarfs abandoned clothing from Greece. 700 items of clothes were collected from olive fields and beaches of the Greek Island of...
13 Dec 2017
On 13 th of December, the "Eurobserver" reported that a meeting to discuss EU solidarity on migration crisis would be held in Italy with the Visegrad four ( Check republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia). Therefore, Hungary demand this meeting, the...
13 Dec 2017
According to the article published by Huffpost on 13 th of December, more than 65.000 children in the UK will spend Christmas away from their families and siblings. It is a very sensitive period that children can't bear to be separated from their...
12 Dec 2017
According to 'The Guardian' the post-Brexit immigration laws may lead to refugee children being separated from their families. These laws contradict the EU Dublin regulation III which states that refugee children have the right to live in extended...
12 Dec 2017
The 'BBC News' has published an article about child gambling on websites. In fact, according to the Gambling commission's annual report, more than 370.000  children aged between 11 and 16 years old are playing the gambling games in UK, Scotland and...

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