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11 Mar 2020
A survey shows that in the UK, 75% of 8,500 parents have co-slept with their baby at some point. Co-sleeping, especially under dangerous circumstances, increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Around 133 babies die each year in co-...
21 Jan 2020
The reduction of violence against children, which is one of the most serious problems in the world according to the WHO, is a main priority in Austria's human rights policy. The country has very strict rules about maltreatment.  The city of Graz has...
25 Nov 2019
The Ministry of Human Resources (EMMI) declared their committment to combating violence against women on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women EMMI. A new Hungarian Penal Code came into force in 2013 which protects...
17 Oct 2019
Last school year took place in the program called "School after school". After evaluation, the Cluj-Napoca municipality considered it successful in all aspects and plans to extend the program to other schools in the following years. The children...
20 Feb 2018
The grant program addressed to young people to implement activities for vulnerable children has been finalized. In total, 2.700 children participated in the organization of activities aimed at mobilizing young people to initiate activities that meet...
02 Aug 2017
For Our Children Foundation (Bulgaria) has enjoyed a number of successes in the first half of this year. Over 1098 children and families have placed their trust in the foundation. Among them, 933 children and families were in the public support...
23 Jul 2015
‘The Guardian’ reports about the government's attempts to address the issue of domestic violence in the UK. One of such attempts was an action plan launched in 2011 to protect women and girls from domestic violence. It was noticed that all programs...

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