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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...
14 Nov 2019
The joint school information program of “Áradat “Association of Miercurea Ciuc and RMDSZ Women’s Organization has been extended to two more counties so that extraordinary homeroom classes are held in Arad and Timis counties as well. By the end of...
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,...
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...
EU Guidelines for the Promotion and protection of the Rights of the Child (2017)
24 Mar 2017
The EU has recently adopted new EU Guidelines on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of the Child. What are the EU Guidelines? The Guidelines provide specific guidance on how the new policy framework (SDGs, EU’s Global Strategy) should be...
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...
09 Oct 2016
'Press TV' reports that as much as has been said and written about the global refugee crisis, there is always more to add. There is need to raise more awareness of this unheralded phenomenon, with the hope that the effort might help press the action...
21 Sep 2016
The Belfast Telegraph reports that primary school teachers in Northern Ireland are to receive specialist training on how to teach children about keeping safe from abuse as part of a ground-breaking trial project. The initiative commissioned by...
15 Aug 2016
The Wall Street Journal reports that along Europe’s longest border fence, a summer encampment of migrants is attempting to wait its way into Hungary. As thousands of migrants roam the Balkans, taking advantage of the warm season in search of a route...
01 Aug 2016
The Wall Street Journal reports that European governments are losing track of significant numbers of children who have entered the continent without their parents as refugees from war-torn areas in the Middle East and beyond.

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