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26 Jun 2020
Nowadays there is one topic that creates tension in lots of people, especially in the U.S. and that is racism and the inequity that comes with it. Racism begins in childhood and puts limitations in front of children. Save the Children's organisation...
14 Jun 2020
The National Network for Children Bulgaria issued a reminder that 12 June was World Day Against Child Labor. Today, 152 million children work, and 72 million of which carry out dangerous labor. This means that almost one out of ten children in the...
10 Jun 2020
'Nobody has any right to discriminate against you based on your race or ethnicity. Ever.' Luke, a 15-year-old activist.  Racism can be defined as a form of discrimination and/or bullying of a person based on their race and/or ethnicity.  Coming from...
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...
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...
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,...
13 Apr 2020
The Committee on the Rights of the Child has expressed concern about the situation of children worldwide, and especially children at risk, due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic leaves many children with strong physical, emotional...
24 Mar 2020
At the end of March, the European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR) published its annual conclusions about the social rights of children, families and migrants in Europe. The ECSR had assessed 37 European countries, and whether their decisions and...
24 Mar 2020
  Terre des hommes Foundation in Romania has created, together with Arhipera, the first „Guide for integrating sanitary groups in schools in rural areas” (in Romanian only), an instrument for those who must offer this facility.  A few guides have...

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