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16 Nov 2019
Bulgaria ON AIR shared a video interview with Evgeniya Toneva from the Center for the Alternative Care for Children at NBU. In the interview, Evgeniya Toneva notes that there are only 21 social care homes in Bulgaria that still need to be...
28 Oct 2019
There is a strong link between a harmful childhood and physical and mental health. The negative effects of abuse and neglect can somewhat be reversed if children receive secure, loving care in a stable home environment. The Best Services Trial (BeST...
22 Oct 2019
The HOME Project Greece won Child 10's annual award on the EU's Anti-Trafficking day, 18 October. The award was launched in 2014 with the aim to reward those who protect and help refugee children. With this award, the project will receive funding ...
14 Oct 2019
In England, 4,140 children have been recommended for adoption, but only 1,700 families are approved to adopt; there are twice as many children waiting to be adopted then families ready to adopt. Of those waiting to be adopted: 57% are waiting to be...
06 Oct 2019
Unfortunately, not every child has the possibility to grow up in a family. These children live in children’s home or with foster parents. The Hungarian Government takes action to help foster parents, so more children can be raised in a loving family...
05 Oct 2019
State Secretary for Social Affairs at the Ministry of Human Resources in Hungary, Attila Fülöp said that there were 23,000 children in the child protection system in Hungary. 15,000-16,000 live in foster care and 8,000 in care homes. The government'...
03 Oct 2019
In a Marie Claire interview, 20-year-old Rahel, living in state care, talks about what motivated her to continue her education and the challenges she had faces in her everyday life. Rahel is pursuing her fifth semester in Chemical Engineering at BME...
23 Jul 2019
Within the framework of the 23rd AGOTA camp, an agreement was signed to strengthen the cooperation between the experts of the Csongrad County signalling system. The agreement was initiated by the child welfare professionals of the Csongrad County...
18 Mar 2019
The National Network for Children Bulgaria announced that the Health and Sport Directorates of the Municipality of Varna will launch eight new health programs this year. Among them is the Hippotherapy and Rehabilitation of Children with Disabilities...
04 Feb 2019
A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the Know-How Centre for Alternative Care for Children with experience in direct field work and in research of the process of deinstitutionalization of child care - Borislava Mecheva, Valentina Bizheva,...

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