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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...
18 Nov 2019
Findings of the largest post-census survey on ”a range of indicators in the areas of health, education, child protection, and HIV / AIDS” have been presented at the regional conference in Tivat, organized by the Statistics Office and UNICEF....
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
Éva László, a lecturer at the Hungarian Institute of Sociology and Social Work at the BBTE, gave a lecture to parents and educators on how to inform your child about sexual abuse, as part of the Sunflower program of the János Zsigmond Unitarian...
11 Oct 2019
ChildPact launches the Regional Mapping Survey Report on INSPIRE Strategies to End Violence Against Children based on the inputs and observations of 296 organisations and institutions working in child protection in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan,...
07 Oct 2019
Nowadays we hear more and more about domestic violence, and this is necessary because many victims are afraid or unable to seek help because of their young age. On the International Non-Violence Day (2nd of October) a new app was launched in Hungary...
22 Jun 2019
What can someone do who flees from an abusive relationship? Who to turn to? In many cases, the victim will only devote himself/herself to escape when his or her life or the child's life is in danger. In such cases, it is rarely possible for...
15 Feb 2019
After two scandals in Albania – a recent gang rape and a sexual  assault of two minors, UNICEF has expressed concern about the attitudes towards the ways those cases were handled, especially by media and public figures in Albania. According to them...
26 Oct 2016
Network of Organizations for Children of Serbia MODS has organized a thematic group meeting on the topic of "Protecting Children from Violence" in Belgrade, on October 26th 2016 at the premises of the Republic Institute for Social Protection....
31 Aug 2016
'Politics Home' reports that the UK's PHSE Association has issued a warning to the Government over serious risks to child safety – as official figures show a fall of 32% in time allocated to PSHE education (Personal, Social, Health Education) on the...

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