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13 Jul 2019
The National Network for Children announced that the Bulgarian Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (MLSP) has announced the passage of significant changes in child protection legislation. The Ministry notes that these changes do not introduce new...
04 Jul 2019
The Justice for Children global initiative launched a Call to Action on 4 July 2019, to place children at the heart of justice in every nation of the world. The work is being led by project director Professor Jennifer Davidson, Executive Director of...
15 May 2019
The National Conference, ‘Geography of Restorative Justice in Bulgaria’ will take place 31 May, 2019, and we would like to share more information on registering for the conference, the speakers, and parallel events. The conference was initiated by...
15 Mar 2019
PRECISION or Promote Rehabilitation, Empowerment of Children and Support for Youth Offenders is a project implemented by Terre des hommes Romania, that seeks to promote wellbeing and reduce recidivism of juvenile offenders in Romania. The objective...
15 Jan 2019
The National Network for Children in Bulgaria condemned the statements of the Deputy Minister of Justice Mr. Evgeni Stoyanov during a morning talk show on the TV channel bTV. Mr. Stoyanov had insinuated that children detained by the law may be...
20 Dec 2018
Up to December 20th, 900,000 people were reached in Europe with a video on alternatives to custodial measures for juveniles in Belgium. An online advertisement campaign was developed in order to reach the general public and sensitise them about the...
20 Dec 2018
The ChildHub family continues to grow! In 2018 we have successfully launched the Childhub Justice portal (justice.childhub.org) – a page where you can find all the resources on the issue of justice for children: news, documents, multimedia and...
20 Dec 2018
Over the course of the 2 years, project partners have worked hard to fulfill their committments. As part of different national awareness raising campaigns at least 54 articles or interviews were published in different media outlets; 24 trainings ...
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...

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