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26 Mar 2020
Emergency guidance in helping social workers to manage Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) cases during the COVID-19 crisis is to be produced by the government, with the aim to help practitioners to deal with the DoLS cases during this time of ...
21 Feb 2020
The independent media platform for human rights journalism Marginalia.bg reported that the Commission for Protection against Discrimination (CPD) has sentenced the kindergarten "Zhelyazko Popnikolov" in Vidin, Bulgaria, the director of the...
05 Feb 2020
In a new press release, the EU highlighted their role in international efforts to eliminate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) via their support for a number of projects worldwide, and by including the elimination of FGM in their human rights and...
31 Jan 2020
What is Parental Alienation? It occurs when a relationship breaks down, a parent tries to make the child turn away from the other parent. This is because one parent wants total control over the child and uses him/her as a tool in making the other...
27 Jan 2020
Eurochild has signed a joint letter addressed to Generation Equality Forum, a civil society-centred gathering convened by the UN Women, calling for stand-alone action on, and participation of, adolescent girls in the global conversations aimed to...
23 Jan 2020
A recently-published report, funded by the Disability Research on Independent Living & Learning program and supervised by The Alliance for Inclusive Education, raised concerns about the failure of schools to enact Accessibility Plans, and...
20 Jan 2020
The Hungarian-language online portal published an interview with Gyongyi Kugler, a clinical psychologist who works at the Budapest Victim Support Center where many of her patients are child victims of abuse. Kugler says she receives a new case every...
20 Dec 2019
Forty-nine Bulgarian organizations supported the Standpoint on the Bill to repeal the Social Services Act, 954-01-76 of 06.11.2019, and the Bill to Amend and Supplement the Social Services Act (the document is in Bulgarian). The Know-How Centre for...
14 Nov 2019
Since 2009, the Science and Education Ministry of Croatia co-funded preschool education and covered the kindergarten fee for all members of the Roma minority. However, payment was late for 12 Roma children, and even though the kindergarten knows...
14 Nov 2019
At the beginning of November a  two-day international conference was held on children’s right in Strasbourg with approximately 300 participants. The presentations and talks focused on the European states’ performances regarding  the protection of...

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