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14 Jan 2020
Although there are at least 55 million children in Europe who experience some kind of violence each year, according to WHO incidents of interpersonal violence are widely unreported. According to the estimations, 9.6% of children under the age of 18...
17 Dec 2019
With the adoption of the Lisbon Treaty in 2009, the EU agreed that the promotion of children’s rights is one of its core objectives. In reality, most of what the EU does ignores children. Even in policy areas directly relevant to children, such as...
23 Apr 2018
In partnership with the UNICEF Office in Serbia, as well as in cooperation with the Office for Human and Minority Rights of the Republic of Serbia, the Center for the Rights of the Child conducts the project "Monitoring the Implementation of the...
14 Mar 2018
We are delighted to announce that the theme for this year’s International Day for Street Children will also launch CSC’s global campaign to implement the UN General Comment No21 on Children in Street Situations. We believe that implementation of...
23 Aug 2017
In an effort that could contribute to the protection of children, the European Commission is currently consulting on the possibility of lowering the fingerprinting age of children in the EU Visa Information System. The current minimum age at which...
08 Jun 2016
Ivana Sekularac writes for the Reuters news portal about the newly published report by the Human Rights Watch organisation. The report said Serbia shuts disabled children away in institutions with substandard care and the European Union must make...
16 Apr 2015
'Global Post' reports a news from Xinhua News Agency about a new report released by the Council of Europe's (CoE) group of experts on action against trafficking in human beings (Greta). According to the group almost all European countries "had to...

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