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29 Feb 2020
The Article reports that research carried out since 2009 shows unnerving results in terms of public sentiment, legislation, unemployment and segregation rates connected to the Roma, Europe’s largest ethnic minority group. There have also been a...
07 Nov 2019
Sarah’s father is Spanish and her mother is Hungarian. They live in Spain, where Sarah was born. Sarah has always felt special because, from a very young age, she could speak two languages fluently. Unfortunately, Sarah’s parents divorced last year...
01 Jul 2019
The Council of Europe's Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) is concerned about the rising racism and hate speech cases, discrimination against Roma and LGBT communities, as well as the insufficient criminal justice response in Romania...
02 Apr 2018
Terre des hommes Moldova Foundation promotes and develops children’s rights protection programs in Moldova for more than ten years, juvenile justice being one of the major areas of interest and intervention. Thus, on March 22, 2018, Tdh Moldova...
19 Mar 2018
Moldova has implemented recent legislative changes that impact the citizenship status of children. While Law 310 that came into force last January eases the process of children born to Transnistrian parents to acquire Moldovan nationality, Law 132...
22 Nov 2016
'NPR' reports that Turkey has tabled a controversial measure by the ruling party that would have allowed some sexual abusers of children to escape prison time if they married their victims. The bill was sharply criticized by opposition parties and...
10 Oct 2016
'Devex' reports that to the majority of asylum-seekers and migrants — 7,000 people are now staying in Bulgaria’s reception and asylum centers — Bulgaria is merely a corridor. Most have their eyes on Germany, with visions of the generous social...
03 Oct 2016
The Malay Mail Online reports that Hungary’s populist Prime Minister Viktor Orban suffered a blow in his revolt against the European Union after low voter turnout voided his referendum aimed at rejecting a contested migrant quota plan. Although a...
22 Sep 2016
The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants is a common outcome document agreed upon by UN Member States that lays the foundation for a global approach to large movements of refugees and migrants. The Declaration expresses the political will...
15 Aug 2016
New Europe reports that last month Turkey’s Constitutional Court annulled a law punishing sexual acts with children under 15 years old. A district court complained that the current law does not distinguish between a 14-year old and a 4-year old,...

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