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15 Aug 2019
Representatives of public administration institutions, development partners, academia, non-governmental organizations and other civil society organizations are invited to complete a questionnaire to evaluate the results of the implementation of the...
13 Aug 2019
New research from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) has revealed that air pollution is responsible for 33 percent of all new asthma cases among children in Europe each year. The team reported that nearly 200,000 cases could be...
07 Aug 2019
The Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children led a working conference on ‘Interinstitutional Cooperation in Implementing an Integrated Tool for Assessing the Needs of a Child at Risk of Dropping out of School’ in July. The conference...
05 Aug 2019
When the woman offered Njida, a 19-year-old Nigerian girl, a safe place to stay, she was grateful. After being abandoned by her parents and witnessing the murder of the woman who raised her, Njida was homeless and in constant fear that her carer’s...
25 Jul 2019
According to a survey carried out in 2016, nearly 1 in 3 students aged 18–19 in Norway said they have experienced some type of a physical, sexual offence. In 75% of these cases, the offender was a person known to the victim. Despite the prevalence...
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...
09 Jul 2019
The Bulgarian National Television news report on SOS Children's Villages’ ‘Firefly - Illuminate the Darkness’ Project draws attention to how foster parents, social workers, psychologists and specialists working with children are trained to protect...
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...
07 Jul 2019
Between 1 and 3 July, ChildPact secretariat organised an advocacy training in Istanbul to develop national advocacy plans with members from Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Serbia, Kosovo, Turkey, and Bosnia and...
02 Jul 2019
The United Nation’s migration office has raised alarm about children dying during migration at heart shattering rates. The report comes in the back drop of viral photos of a Central American migrant – father, daughter duo who drowned in the Rio...

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