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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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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...
06 Oct 2016
On October 6, 2016, the Swiss Foundation "Terre des hommes" Moldova kicked off the "Families Without Borders" information campaign that provides useful and practical advice on how to maintain and develop a sound and “without borders” relationship...
28 Sep 2016
MenCare partner Parteciparte is using theater to transform fatherhood in Italy. Its TranSparent festival, held on October 1-2 in Rome, will use interactive performances to dismantle patriarchal ideas about parenthood and to promote inclusion and...
27 Sep 2016
The Child Protection Index (CPI), a new tool created jointly by World Vision and ChildPact, will be launched in Brussels on 28 September. It has been developed across 9 countries, including 2 EU Member States, with these key lessons in mind. The CPI...
26 Sep 2016
The Guardian reports that up to eight million children live in orphanages across the world, despite more than 90% having at least one living parent. Disabled children are overwhelmingly represented, and can remain in institutionalised care for life...
26 Sep 2016
Mensxp.com reports that sex slavery is very real today, even though International Law says it’s illegal in every country of the world. In fact it is so real, that according to the Global Slavery Index, “45.8 million people are in some form of modern...
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...
20 Sep 2016
Human Rights Watch reports that all children have a legal right to an education. But too often, children forced to flee their homes also end up missing out on schooling–a double blow with dire consequences for their future. Parents trying to shield...
22 Aug 2016
Jan Coles, head of a Child Sex Exploitation team, writes for The Mirror on the tell-tale signs children are being groomed, forced, coerced or tricked into performing a sexual act. This piece is written as a follow up to the news surrounding the...
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...

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