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26 Mar 2020
A health crisis has a deep impact on anyone, but especially on those women who makes up 70 percent of health social sector workers, women and girls who are subject to gender-based violence (GBV) and girls who already facing troubles in their...

Unsafe and inhumane living conditions at the Moria reception and identification center for refugees, Greece Copyright: Terre des hommes Hellas 

25 Mar 2020
'Restore legality to protect refugees and the society at large amidst the pandemic'   Open letter signed by 121 Organizations To The President of Greece, Katerina Sakellaropoulou The President of the Hellenic Parliament, Constantine An. Tassoulas...
25 Mar 2020
A child protection social worker describes how her work and child protection has changed due to the coronavirus. She emphasizes the importance of the National Health Service, which has kept the country going during these unprecedented times. She...
25 Mar 2020
Children infected by COVID-19 are likely to only have mild symptoms. Nonetheless this crisis is having, and will continue to have, an enormous impact on their lives. The challenges of staying home are compounded for children living in poor...
25 Mar 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is spreading worldwide and affects everyone personally. But in fragile contexts, people are especially at risk. Terre des hommes puts in all its effort to keep up development and humanitarian aid for children while...
18 Mar 2020
As of 19 March, 110 countries have closed their schools due to coronavirus. That adds more than 890 million children affected by the pandemic to the 258 million young people who cannot attend school due to conflicts, natural disasters, poverty and...
12 Mar 2020
The Global Social Service Workforce Alliance (the Alliance) posted an article on the importance of the role of social workers during these difficult times. Social workers are standing on the frontlines and can do a lot to prevent the spread of COVID...

copyright: Daphne Tolis 

06 Mar 2020
Open Letter by 85 Organizations   To: Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Kyriakos Mitsotakis President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli President of the European Council, Charles Michel President of the European Commission, Ursula...
23 Feb 2020
After getting his degree in psychology, Pál Vaskuti turned to child protection. He claims that because of a lack of human and financial resources, the Hungarian child protection system is worse than it was 40 years ago. In 2004 he went to Sri Lanka...
09 Feb 2020
Annie Chapman, a doctor from London and a volunteer of the Boat Refugee Foundation (BRF) in Lesbos, Greece, has recently published an observer special report at the Guardian. Her story about dire living conditions and a close look at cases of...

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