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21 Mar 2020
The National Network for Children Bulgaria shared an article about sexual violence in Bulgaria, the victims' inability to be heard, and the poor or non-existent sex education in the country. The article notes that in 2019, official statistics from...
04 Feb 2020
On 18th December 2019, the UN General Assembly Third Comittee formally adopted a Resolution on the Rights of the Child, which focuses on the rights of children without parental care. This is a landmark moment in the progress within the field of...
09 Sep 2019
As summer comes to an end and children return to school the widespread issue of bullying starts taking its toll on the lives of a significant number of students.  According to the American National Center for Education Statistics, in 2017, more than...
28 Aug 2019
Child predators have taken on an increasing online presence, and as a result, law enforcement officials and child rights professionals are becoming more involved in preventing and dealing with crimes against children. According to Lynn Davis, chief...
13 Jul 2019
The National Network for Children announced that the Bulgarian Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (MLSP) has announced the passage of significant changes in child protection legislation. The Ministry notes that these changes do not introduce new...
07 Jan 2019
The FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University (Harvard FXB) is launching a new free online course: “Child Protection: Children’s Rights in Theory and Practice”. This self-paced course is done in cooperation with Harvard’s online...
31 Oct 2018
Antenam Portal reported that the members of the Network for the Protection of Children against Violence attended a four-day training aimed at strengthening their capacities. The training was held within the project “Improvement of protection of...
09 Oct 2018
Round table „I can do different: what to do instead of physical punishment?“ was held at October 5, 2018 at the Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb. There were several speakers at the round table – Bruna Profaca, assistant professor and...
12 Jul 2016
The New York Times reports on the UN's announcement to created a new fund aimed at achieving the end of violence against children. The new fund, which the British government have been first to contribute to with £40 million, is designed to support...
01 Feb 2016
Within the project “Empowering children and young people with disabilities to react to the abuse and neglect of children”, on 26 January 2016, in Belgrade, a brochure for children and young people “Nobody is allowed to harm you” was presented. This...

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