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04 Nov 2019
According to Eyalliance, statistics released by the government stated that one in six children’s centres has closed since 2010. Meanwhile, the funding for Sure Start’s centres were cut by £100 million between 2016–17 and 2017–18.   Based on the...
09 Oct 2019
At the beginning of October, Europol (European Police Office) introduced its annual Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) report on cybercrime. The report focuses on six main topics: cyber-dependent crime, payment fraud, the criminal...
08 Oct 2019
Between 1.3 and 1.5 million children are deprived of liberty worldwide, according to a new UN report. For this study, the children's aid organisation Terre des hommes collected testimonies from 274 children and adolescents. The majority of them have...
06 Oct 2019
A recent study conducted by the University of Birmingham shows that children who are victims of various forms of child abuse or neglect are four times more prone to mental illnesses such as psychoses, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder than those...
25 Jul 2019
Save the Children Italy has published a report providing an updated overview of the trafficking and exploitation systems of minors in Italy, with a special focus on sexual exploitation. The 13th edition of the report was published days ahead of the...
19 Jul 2019
A recent study by researchers from Oregon State University (OSU) in the United States, recommends that schools should provide children with a daily recess experience that goes beyond a momentary halt in their educational activities. According to the...
08 Jul 2019
The Stronger Voice for Children network, in cooperation with World Vision Bosnia and Herzegovina, released the Child Protection Index 2.0 for Bosnia and Herzegovina last month. Representatives of governmental and civil society organizations, as well...
06 Jun 2019
According to the 2019 Fundamental Rights Report, the European Union’s accomplishments regarding the protection and promotion of human rights are undermined by growing intolerance and violations of fundamental human rights norms in EU Member States...
03 Jun 2019
The publication, “Towards the European Union – Key Problems of Social Inclusion in BiH” set out that children in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) are in an unfavorable social position and this is found as one of the main causes of the negative...
23 May 2019
“Immigrants in the Media”, a European Commission-funded project, explores the effects of different types of information and variations of language used when reporting on immigrants. The experimental studies find that when news are positive,...

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