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31 Oct 2019
'The Smile of the Child' and 'Telefono Azzurro' are two organizations from Italy and Greece who teamed up for a great purpose. At their event – held on 22 October, at the Italian Cultural Institute – they emphasized the importance of their...
11 Sep 2019
Adriana is 23 years old. She has a job, home, family and friends. However, it took her a long time to get there. She is Roma, born in Italy, to a Serbian mother and Croatian father. All her life she has travelled from one place to another, hoping to...
25 Jul 2019
Save the Children Italy has published a report providing an updated overview of the trafficking and exploitation systems of minors in Italy, with a special focus on sexual exploitation. The 13th edition of the report was published days ahead of the...
27 Jan 2019
Save the Children with the support of other aid organizations is urging Italian government to allow minors rescued by the Dutch-flagged rescue ship Sea Watch 3 in the Mediterranean to enter the port. Doctor is warning the ship is crowded with not...
15 Jan 2019
The suspended Riace`s mayor Mimmo Lucano became known for supporting pro-migrant policies and welcoming migrants and refugees. Shortly after he faced accusations of corruption and had to leave the function and the town in line with the court order,...
03 Jan 2019
A Facebook message calling for support of Mimmo Lucano, Riace's migrant-friendly mayor who has been suspended due to the ongoing court case against him went viral. The message invited people to come to celebrate the New Year in this small Italian...
13 Dec 2017
On 13 th of December, the "Eurobserver" reported that a meeting to discuss EU solidarity on migration crisis would be held in Italy with the Visegrad four ( Check republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia). Therefore, Hungary demand this meeting, the...
26 Jul 2017
According to the findings of a UNICEF report, a numerous amount of Africa's migrant children fleeing their home due to private and public disputes had intended on traveling abroad to neighboring countries to obtain work, as opposed to European...
21 Jul 2017
According to UPI, the last three years has signified a 600% increase in the number of possible sexual exploitation cases featuring migrants seeking refuge in Italy, through passage of sea travel. Mostly victimized among these migrants, are young...
15 Jun 2017
The Local quotes Save the Children in a recent statement that claimed over 70,000 unaccompanied child migrants have arrived to Italy since 2016. Having this being said, Save the Children is pleading for Italian officials to do more to assist these...

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