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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...
06 Mar 2020
There is a council in the UK where the councillor, a clinical commissioning group and other agencies are working together to identify and support children dealing with mental health problems. Bexley is delivering excellent services with compassion...
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...
11 Feb 2020
On Safer Internet Day (11 February), Dr. Szilvia Gyurkó wrote six key points on the subject of child pornography. Child pornography is one of the fastest growing crimes in the world It is estimated that more than 480,000 items of child pornography...
28 Jan 2020
In Hungary, five thousand children are placed in state care every year. In the SOS Children’s Villages campaign, young adults who have grown up in the system are sending messages to children living in children’s homes. These video messages contain...
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....
20 Jan 2020
England's National Department for Education announced last week the launch of the government's free sanitary product scheme. The nationwide program will ensure that young girls do not miss classes during their periods due to the inability to procure...
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...
13 Jun 2019
Anna Sára Kovács, a child rights expert at Unicef ​​Hungary, lists shocking data at the Liver Disease Foundation's conference “The impact of negative childhood experiences on the development of addiction and the possibilities of prevention”....
15 Oct 2018
Government of the Republic of Serbia, in cooperation with the European Commission, organized the fourth seminar “Social Inclusion of Roma in the Republic of Serbia” in October 2017. The seminar is a biennial meeting, first organized in 2011,...

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