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26 May 2017
On May 25, 2017, the National Center for Child Abuse Prevention (NCCAP) from Moldova launched the National Campaign "Teenage Years in Safety". The Campaign is addressing the young generation aged 12+ and is going to offer the necessary tools for...
22 May 2017
The Star news had recently announced that an initiative will soon commence and will occur over the span of one year, with the mandate of prompting public concern of child sexual abuse and exploitation as well as to better cross-organizational...
13 May 2017
A Metro story had recently revealed that some of the United Kingdom's most vulnerable children are unaware of much of the grooming and sexual exploitation they endure. The article cites the NSPCC, which highlights how almost 2,000 minors have been...
11 Apr 2017
12th April marks the seventh annual International Day for Street Children. With the publication of the United Nation’s General Comment on children in street situations, 2017 marks a once in a generation opportunity to implement change on a global...
27 Mar 2017
“My dear mommy, my dear daddy, take care of yourselves, I miss you a lot, and I’m really sorry you are not next to me and that I haven’t seen you in a long time. I don’t want presents, I just want you to be healthy and happy, and next to me. I love...
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...
13 Mar 2017
In this article, "Island Echo" reports that "The Isle of Wight Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) is joining the fight against child sexual exploitation and will be hosting an awareness event in St Thomas’s Square, Newport on Saturday, 18th...
It takes a world
02 Mar 2017
On March 1st 2017 World Vision International launched "It Takes a World", five-year international campaign to tackle violence against children. The campaign aims to catalyse a global movement of people committed to keeping children safe from harm....
02 Mar 2017
On February 28, 2017, more than 200 paper planes with emotive messages for parents who go abroad have been launched by a group of children and youth in the departure hall of Chisinau International Airport. The flashmob was organized by Terre des...
27 Feb 2017
The Alternative Education Club is a project implemented by Policy Center for Roma and Minorities in the ghetto area of Ferentari, Bucharest. In its 7th year already, the project works on diverting the attention of Roma and non-Roma children/youth...

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