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20 Aug 2015
TakePart reports on a U.K. study of almost 900 healtchare providers, of which 13% (one in eight) reported having contact with victims of human trafficking in their practies, and most said they did not know how to make referrals or help the victims. ...
13 Aug 2015
"Clutching their babies in their arms and even changing nappies on the pebbled beaches of Kos: Plight of the migrant families who are so desperate for a new life in Europe they risk their children's lives crossing the Mediterranean on dinghies"...
10 Aug 2015
Huffington Post reports on five travel tips to help stop human trafficking, including staying at hotels and using travel companies that have anti-trafficking policies. In addition to discussing ECPAT US´s list of companies with anti-trafficking...
03 Aug 2015
The Northampton Chronicle & Echo reports that referrals to the Northamptonshire Police regarding child sexual exploitation have increased following a public awareness campaign about child sexual exploitation earlier this year. The specialist...
02 Aug 2015
ABC News reports on the commemorations for Roma Holocaust Memorial Day, which the European Parliament designated as August 2, to remember the approximately 220,000 Roma killed by Nazi Germany and its allies. About one quarter of those victims were...
Breastfeeding
01 Aug 2015
In the week of 1-7 august Moldova celebrates the Global Breastfeeding Week. The 2015 slogan of the event "Breastfeed and work: Now it is possible!” suggests the support for women who want to breastfeed and while working. Breastfeeding is the best...
22 Jul 2015
‘The Independent’ reports on a racist graffiti on a house of a mother with two children in Dublin, Ireland. Two men sprayed ‘blacks out’ on their house wall. This racist attack was unexpected, and frightened the family which is afraid now to return...
21 Jul 2015
In an article on The Guardian provided by UNICEF, "free-to-play" or "freemium" games are criticised as violating children's rights through aggressive monetisation techniques, excessive data collection, and inappropriate advertising.  In 2013, the UK...
16 Jul 2015
The Council of Europe Commissioner's Human Rights Comments dispel myths about Roma migration in Europe. First, says Commissioner Nils Muižnieks, the number of Roma migrants in some places has stayed stable in recent years, not increased as media in...
14 Jul 2015
Non-governmental organization "September 7", in partnership with NGO "Eye of Vision" organized a ten-day camp for children, which will be held in the neighbourhood "7 September" with the motto "All in school for a better future". The purpose of this...

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