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18 Jun 2020
World Refugee Day, observed each year on June 20, celebrates the strength and courage of people who have been forced to flee their home country to escape conflict or persecution. The Day offers a chance to raise awareness of the plight of refugees...
11 Jun 2020
The Know-How Centre for the Alternative Care for Children, NBU, shared an announcement for the start of the admission process for the Master's programme Psycho-Social Interventions for Children and Families. Social services and support for children...
18 May 2020
On 7th April 2020, Eurochild held a remote meeting of a team working on the question of Children in Alternative Care. A representative of the Know-How Centre for the Alternative Care for Children attended the meeting along with 38 other participants...
11 May 2020
The National Network for Children Bulgaria is in communication with the government on measures to limit the risks to the life and future of Bulgarian children and their families. On March 30, 2020, they sent an open letter demanding specific urgent...
11 Apr 2020
Mayors from the Plovdiv region in Bulgaria have taken the initiative of ensuring worksheets reach children with disabilities in order for them to participate in distance learning during the current pandemic. Katya Stoilova, who heads the Regional...
08 Apr 2020
Social work is, by its very nature, a resource for dealing with social isolation. What happens when this isolation is imposed by modus operandi? Following the outbreak of the pandemic from the novel Coronavirus, industry organizations of social work...
21 Mar 2020
The National Network for Children Bulgaria shared an article about sexual violence in Bulgaria, the victims' inability to be heard, and the poor or non-existent sex education in the country. The article notes that in 2019, official statistics from...
05 Feb 2020
Eurochild reported that over 60 Bulgarian civil society organisations (CSOs) called on six EU Commissioners in a letter to urge the Bulgarian government to effectively act against hate campaigns which question the need for civil society...
27 Jan 2020
Research in Practice and Professor Gail Kinman and Dr. Louise Grant (University of Bedfordshire) have published their latest work “The SWORD Change Project”. This project aims to provide social work leaders and supervisors with an accessible,...
21 Jan 2020
The National Network for Children Bulgaria reported that there are teachers willing to work with vulnerable students in Bulgaria, but only one teacher from the city of Shumen has been approved by the Ministry of Education under the Motivated...

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