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Read the latest news on child protection from around Europe. For news related to the recent refugee crisis in Europe please see our Thematic Page.

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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...
20 Feb 2018
In January 2018, Terre des hommes Foundation, Romanian delegation, started to implement the European pilot project “Move together” – that approaches sport as a tool for integration and social inclusion of refugees. The project lasts 12 months and it...
19 Jul 2017
New laws within Hungary could have a devastating effect on civil society in the country and across the region. Sendrine Constant, Head of the Eastern European Zone at Terre des Hommes - Destination Unknown campaign coordinator, explains the...
11 Nov 2016
We want childhood to be full of rainbows, butterflies and puppies. For so many of the world’s children, childhood is full of adult terrors and disruptions. Deborah Ellis from The New York Times believe that whatever difficult situations we force...
31 Oct 2016
'New Europe' reports that with migration high on the policy agenda across Europe, there is a need to consider how migrant children are integrated into education systems. In 2015, roughly 10 per cent of the EU population were born outside the country...
20 Sep 2016
Human Rights Watch reports that all children have a legal right to an education. But too often, children forced to flee their homes also end up missing out on schooling–a double blow with dire consequences for their future. Parents trying to shield...
01 Aug 2016
IRIN reports that sixteen-year-old Hamza, an Afghan refugee, can't shake the memory of another teenager's bloody, dying body on the ground metres from his tent. The victim, also an Afghan refugee aged 16, suffered severe stab wounds and head...
08 Jul 2016
On the occasion of International Day of Refugees, Terre des hommes representatives went to two schools in Bucharest – School no. 73 “Barbu Delavrancea” and Technology High School “Dimitrie Gusti” – where they held an interactive class regarding the...
27 Jun 2016
Picum reports that the plan proposes using aid, trade and other funds to encourage countries to reduce the number of migrants reaching EU shores. It was put forward by the Commission at the beginning of June and will be discussed by European heads...
26 Jun 2016
Almonitor reports that today, the mass migration of Syrian refugees poses an even more urgent need for humanitarian aid and physiological and mental health relief — particularly among the crisis’ most innocent victims, Syria’s children. They may...

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