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28 May 2020
Whether they are under lockdown and out of school, in refugee camps or in crowded villages, detained, or living on the streets, institutionalized or on the move, children and young people have the right to be heard. But their views are hardly ever...
20 May 2020
Child in the city reported that UNICEF recently published guidelines called a roadmap towards the safe opening of the schools worldwide offering practical advice to national and local authorities on how to keep pupils, students and staff safe when...
15 May 2020
'World Family Day is celebrated around the world today. The United Nations General Assembly declared May 15, 1993, as World Family Day to encourage member states to recognize the need to strengthen the family as an institution. All individuals, and...
15 May 2020
While the world stays at home, what happens to children who live or work on the streets? Street-connected children:     Can’t 'stay home and stay safe' if they have no home and shelters are closed     Can’t access food and water if they can’t work...
13 May 2020
General information Hinda is 18 years old and arrived in Romania alone and 7 months pregnant. She is from Somalia, speaks English and is accommodated in the open refugee center, alone in 1 room with private bathroom. Context of the GBV related...
13 May 2020
General information The clients were a mono-parental family of 4 from Afghanistan: mother, teenage daughter, and two sons aged 7 and 11. They were returned on Dublin regulation from a Western European country to an Eastern European one after...
13 May 2020
Reuters reports on the decision of the Supreme Court in Hungary and the developments around the case of unlawfully segregated Roma children. The case Classroom situation of ethnic tensions at an elementary school in Gyongyospata, east of Hungary....
09 May 2020
During this epidemic emergency, 30-35.000 schoolchildren cannot be educated digitally due to lack of equipment, missing infrastructure or family background problems, said Gabriella Hajnal, head of Klebensberg Center, adding that this represents a...
08 May 2020
In an article by Dr Szilvia Gyurkó, a child right specialist, she gives some tools for parents to protect their children more effectively from paedophiles. As these are usually skilful manipulators, you cannot see from the outside what they are...
06 May 2020
The 1989 Convention on the Right of the Child empowers children to seek redress from those 46 countries that have signed the protocol. Recently, many climate activists, included Greta Thunberg, argue that countries like Argentina, Brazil, France,...

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