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02 Dec 2019
The Convention of the rights of the child was born 30 years ago and The European Parliament organised a conference with international human rights bodies and society actors to build a stronger cooperation and to improve the child rights protection....

Kirsten Theuns (left), head of Eastern Europe delegation Terre des hommes, Diana Podaru (SOS Satele Copiilor), Mihaela Nalbar (World Vision Romania) and Roxana Paraschiv (Salvati Copiii Romania)

25 Nov 2019
The report, ‘Child Rights Now!’ (Romania), was launched in Bucharest last week at a conference organised in collaboration with the National Authority for the Protection of the Rights of the Child and Adoption. The event was part of the Children’s...
25 Nov 2019
On November 22, 2019, representatives of District/Municipal Councils for the Protection of the Rights of the Child and ChildHub Recourse persons, met to discuss the main challenges in the collaboration between local and central public authorities...
22 Nov 2019
These findings from Eurochild’s new report on the 2019 European Semester were launched at the Towards No child poverty in Europe 2030 event on 14-15 November in collaboration with the Bertelsmann Stiftung in the European Parliament in the presence...
18 Nov 2019
On the European Day for the Protection of Children Against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse (18 November), a booklet is being published by the Hintalovon Child Rights Foundation, the Fund to End Violence Against Children, and with the...
18 Nov 2019
‘There is a “new normal” emerging for childhood to which social work practice must adapt.’ – writes Caroline Housman, CEO of Children and Families Across Borders (CFAB) in her article. According to Housman, the number of children on the move has...
14 Nov 2019
Growing inequality affects children’s access to healthcare and education; poverty continues to remain persistently high among children (24%), compared to the adult population (22%). Despite this, the European Semester – the European framework for...
14 Nov 2019
Neglect, abuse and being born into 'dysfunctional families' are the main reasons why more than 7,000 unborn children are placed in the category ‘children in need’. This number has almost tripled in the last eight years. Domestic violence, drugs,...
09 Nov 2019
Anyone can see the exhibition of the 12 – 21 years old young people’s artwork, who are living in a residential home, in the Government Office of Csongrád County. They made their works with the help of educators, psychologists and child protection...
08 Nov 2019
Child-related extract from the assessment the situation of trafficking in persons, especially women and children, and identify the progress made and remaining challenges in combating this human rights violation by Maria Grazia: Children,...

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