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16 Jun 2020
In Sarajevo, in the week from June 8 to June 11, organized by the Faculty of Criminology, Criminology and Security Studies, Save the Children, UNICEF and the International Solidarity Forum - EMMAUS, as part of the EVAC (end violence against the...
25 May 2020
25th of May is the International Missing Children’s day and awareness raising is always important but especially now in the time of COVID-19, as there is a real concern that missing children are away for longer periods of time and being found...
02 Apr 2020
Bright Spots is a partnership research programme between Coram Voice and the Rees Centre at the University of Oxford, which works with local authorities across the county to understand the experience of children in care and care leavers. They want...

Unsafe and inhumane living conditions at the Moria reception and identification center for refugees, Greece Copyright: Terre des hommes Hellas 

25 Mar 2020
'Restore legality to protect refugees and the society at large amidst the pandemic'   Open letter signed by 121 Organizations To The President of Greece, Katerina Sakellaropoulou The President of the Hellenic Parliament, Constantine An. Tassoulas...
11 Mar 2020
A survey shows that in the UK, 75% of 8,500 parents have co-slept with their baby at some point. Co-sleeping, especially under dangerous circumstances, increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Around 133 babies die each year in co-...
04 Mar 2020
Refugee Camps Have Reached Breaking Point (Athens, March 4, 2020) – European Union (EU) Member States should urgently relocate unaccompanied children from the Greek islands to safety in their territory, while ensuring that the children’s best...
04 Mar 2020
On February 13, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child published its report on the situation of children’s rights in Hungary between the period of 2014 and 2019. The Hungarian Helsinki Committee organised a discussion with children’s rights...
20 Feb 2020
One of the most popular video-sharing applications, TikTok, has rolled out a new feature for children under the age of 13: TikTok for Younger Users, which only shows videos specifically curated for that age group. Young users can NOT: share comment...
19 Feb 2020
According to the WHO, Countries, all over the world are failing in securing children with both a healthy upbringing and a safe environment for their future. 180 countries have been ranked based on both their carbon emission levels and children’s...
23 Jan 2020
Children in care and care-leavers need to be explained the reasons why they are in care as it has a direct influence on their wellbeing, according to Bright Spots Research Programme, a partnership between Coram Voice and the University of Oxford....

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