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17 Mar 2020
In order to slow down coronavirus, many people decide to stay at home, but as a result of the quarantine, the number of cases connected to domestic violence can arise, says NANE and PATENT Associations in Hungary. In China, there were three times...
10 Jan 2020
Child abuse cases sometimes go unreported in Hungary due to lack of attention or in order to avoid conflict. Any physical, emotional or sexual mistreatment qualifies as abuse, and anyone who does not prevent or report it, qualifies as an accessory...
14 Nov 2019
Neglect, abuse and being born into 'dysfunctional families' are the main reasons why more than 7,000 unborn children are placed in the category ‘children in need’. This number has almost tripled in the last eight years. Domestic violence, drugs,...
05 Nov 2019
Local Government Association (LGA), which represents English Councils, claims that based on surveys, the 53% rise in child protection cases is caused mainly by domestic violence, conflicts, drugs, and alcohol. Substance misuse caused 80% of...
25 Jun 2019
In Hungary, there is a law banning corporal punishment since 2005, but 2/3rd of parents think it is okay to hit their child. Surprisingly, 50% of children think it's okay to be hit by their parents.  It is well known that violence in childhood...
26 Feb 2019
Exposure to domestic violence, as victims or witnesses makes children more vulnerable and can create problems for them in the adulthood. According to the famous psychiatrist and researcher Daniel Siegel “the mind develops as the brain responds to...
28 Sep 2018
Cafe del Montenegro reports that a new support service, a shelter for children victims of family violence will be opened by the end of October 2018 at the Children's Home "Mladost" in Bijela, in the municipality of Herceg Novi. The shelter for...
18 Jun 2017
Lectures on parental alienation and family court system manipulation were held on June 8th, as a part of “Judiciary Shaped for Children II”, an educational programme for lawyers organized by Croatian Bar Association. The lectures were...
10 Oct 2016
Save the Children Romania implemented in the past year a project aimed at preventing and combating domestic violence on children, through a training program financed by Norway. A total of 550 specialists from Bucharest and nine other counties across...

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