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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...
23 Mar 2020
Being a child or working with them is always full of surprises. Thanks to their natural curiosity, they want to know everything and use questions to explore the world. A professional needs to be prepared to answer all of life's different questions,...
17 Mar 2020
An unfortunate situation turned into a success story between a social worker and her service user in Suffolk, United Kingdom. Emily was suffering from drug and alcohol misuse; she was in a bad relationship and was about to lose her son. She had a...
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...
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...
B-H Social Work Conference: 'Novelties and Challenges in the Social, Family and Child Welfare System’
29 Oct 2019
Professionals from Bosnia and Herzegovina who attended the B-H Social Work Conference on 17 October, in Banja Luka, agree on the necessity of improving the position and status of professional social workers, and of promoting the value of social work...
06 Sep 2019
Self-harm, just like suicide is currently a taboo, but it often occurs during teenage years, so it is important to talk about it.  But what is self-harming? Cutting, harming the body with a sharp object, like knife, blade, broken glass, without the...
20 Dec 2018
Minister of Labor, Employment, Veterans and Social Affairs of the Republic of Serbia, Zoran Djordjevic signed the Document on the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children with the support of UNICEF, which provided Serbia with access to...
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Photo: 2018. A girl with autism attends a therapeutic session at a school in Yerevan, Armenia. UNICEF supports the Government of Armenia in the development of inclusive education policies for all children.

09 Dec 2018
More than 200 government delegates, academic and civil society representatives and UNICEF, along with other key stakeholders from 22 countries in Europe and Central Asia, gathered in Bucharest at a conference to create a common platform to support...
10 Apr 2018
In more than 130 countries, since 2011, around the world, April the 12th is marked as International Day for Street Children. Previous year was significant since the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child adopted  its General Comment  on Children in...

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