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28 Dec 2018
The National Network for Children (Bulgaria) shared a survey done by the Gallup International sociological agency from the beginning of December 2018, which indicated that Bulgarians are moderately tolerant regarding various topics of family...
27 Dec 2018
One of the best news for December in Bulgaria is that the Parliament finally adopted the new Disability Act after years of protests by mothers of disabled children. Following the adoption of the new law, people with disabilities will receive more...
17 Dec 2018
Empowering Roma Women to Support Children's Education The Know-How Center for Alternative Care for Children in partnership with the Opportunity and Protection Association, the European Roma Information Office (ERIO), the Tulip Foundation and the...
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Photo: 2018. A girl with autism attends a therapeutic session at a school in Yerevan, Armenia. UNICEF supports the Government of Armenia in the development of inclusive education policies for all children.

09 Dec 2018
More than 200 government delegates, academic and civil society representatives and UNICEF, along with other key stakeholders from 22 countries in Europe and Central Asia, gathered in Bucharest at a conference to create a common platform to support...
28 Nov 2018
Deputies voted unanimously to adopt amendments to the Penal Code that criminalize all forms of domestic violence in Bulgaria. Despite the rejection of the Istanbul Convention, the government has focused on more than a dozen rules to combat domestic...
07 Nov 2018
"Children undergoing legal procedures are particularly vulnerable," said Valeri Yordanov, Deputy Chairperson of the State Agency for Child Protection in Bulgaria, at a conference on "Professionalization of Social and Educational Interventions in the...
05 Nov 2018
The Bulgarian Ministry of Health will coordinate a major preventive campaign against the use and distribution of narcotics by students across the country via the National Center for Addictions and its 28 Preventive and Information Centers units. The...
20 Sep 2018
The National Network for Children Bulgaria reported that during a press conference at the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy there was a report of progress in the preparation of a new social services law. Bisser Petkov, Minister of Labor and Social...
20 Aug 2018
The Bulgarian ombudsman Maya Manolova commented that in 2021 a new state body will replace the Agency for Social Assistance, the National Network for Children shared. Manolova mentioned this prospect during a meeting with representatives of disabled...
27 Jun 2018
The project "Improving the protection and wellbeing of children in Europe: enhancing the curriculum" (funded by the European Commission - Brussels, Erasmus +) assembled an international team of trainers and university professors in social work to...

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