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21 Nov 2019
A World Health Organization (WHO) study warns that the health of over 80% of teenagers worldwide is at risk due to an alarming lack of physical activity, as a result of an increased screen-time usage. According to the latest data, there is a serious...
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...
19 Sep 2019
According to data from 2018, every 5th child aged 7-12 in Hungary already registered to a social media page, and 23% of children aged 10-18 was victim of online bullying. Because not everyone can recognize that s/he was a victim of bullying, it is...
23 Jul 2019
Children from an after-school club at St Fillan's Primary School in Scotland, have created a short animated film that shows the journey of a refugee woman from Syria to Glasgow. The film, ‘Under the Jasmine Tree’, raises awareness of the struggles...
24 Jun 2019
The summer camp "I have an idea" is organizing a KIDHUB dedicated to empowering the creative potential of children from 7 to 18 years old and improving the employability of young people through innovative educational programs that integrate IT,...
26 Apr 2019
At a time when parents, due to their numerous obligations, have less and less time to spend with their children, and thus a lack of control over what their children are eating, the EU Info Corner Nis in cooperation with the Counseling for Youth from...
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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...
07 Nov 2018
On the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the Network of Organizations for Children of Serbia reminds that close to 400,000 children are at risk of poverty. We fear that the high risk of poverty is also increased by...
23 Oct 2018
Sir Al Aynsley-Green, former children’s commissioner for England has published a new book "The British Betrayal of Childhood" hoping to raise awareness about the situation in Britain in relations to child rights and child protection, as well as...

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