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05 Dec 2019
The National Children's Network (NCN) reported that 3 December was International Day of People with Disabilities. The event featured the exhibition ‘We Can Also!’, organized by the Parents in Action civic formation, which emphasizes the right of...
04 Dec 2019
The Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (MLSP) sent their views on the findings of the Disability Rights International report, which was presented last week, to news website Dnevnik. The Ministry called the findings tendentious, unrepresentative,...
26 Nov 2019
Balkan Insight reported on Disability Rights International's (DRI) critique of the lack of significant change in the ways in which children with disabilities are cared for, despite the recent move towards deinstitutionalisation. According to DRI,...
16 Nov 2019
Bulgaria ON AIR shared a video interview with Evgeniya Toneva from the Center for the Alternative Care for Children at NBU. In the interview, Evgeniya Toneva notes that there are only 21 social care homes in Bulgaria that still need to be...
07 May 2019
On 24 April 2019, a representative of the Know How Center for the Alternative Care for Children, NBU, took part in the national meeting, ‘SIRIUS: Positive Development and Steps Towards Educational Integration of Refugee Children: Good Practices from...
13 Feb 2019
After two Roma brothers attacked a local resident who ended up in hospital, the resto of the Roma community members received a warning to leave the village, since the villagers are coming for revenge. Soon after Roma left afraid of violence and...
14 Jan 2019
On January 6th Bulgarian paratrooper Corporal Valentin Dimov was assaulted after his car was blocked by two men in the village of Voyvodinovo, about two kilometres east of Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv. The fact those men were of Roma ethnicity...
28 Nov 2018
A round table on the integration of non-EU nationals in Bulgaria has been held in Sofia last week. The discussion was organized by Sofia Development Association where the EU funded project INTEGRA was presented, including the challenges non-EU...
08 Aug 2018
This article from the European Public Health Alliance cites several economic studies that demonstrate the economic and social benefits of investing in children. This applies to children in the Roma community in Europe, who make up a substantial...
09 Jul 2018
Dnevnik.bg shared the history of 59th Vasil Levski School in the Malashevtsi neighbourhood, Sofia, Bulgaria. The school is determined in its mission to accept all marginalised children who want to learn. The article states that there are nearly 270...

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