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31 Mar 2016
Over 175 children’s and disabilities rights organisations and academics from across the world have intensified their demands on the UN to ensure that all children are counted as part of its global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In a letter to...
20 Mar 2016
UN agencies UNICEF and UNFPA, in an effort to raise awareness over the plight of child marriages, have released a video that depicts the ordeal of a young girl getting married. The video, which is produced to resemble a wedding video, shows the...
08 Mar 2016
The UN has launched a new initiative aimed at ending child marriages around the world by the year 2030. Accorfding to the UN, child marriages violate the rights and potential of millions of girls and women. Girls who are married while still children...
29 Jan 2016
In Federation of BiH 1.395 children are separated from biological families - 1008 are placed in 15 institutions founded by the state, NGOs or religious associations, and 387 are placed in families (foster families, SOS villages or other family...
05 Nov 2015
It is reported by The Telegraph that, due to the activities on the internet, children from good homes are at the same risk of sexual abuse as children who are from less fortunate homes. A study done by Barnardo’s and the Marie Collins Foundation...
10 Mar 2015
In partnership with Microsoft, The Internet Watch Foundation created a quantiative study of youth-produced sexual content online, based on a three-month period between September and November 2014.  Some of the study's key findings include:  1. 17.5...

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