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29 Jun 2020
Following the success of the Eurochild Members’ Day attended by Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights Nicolas Schmit, the meeting of the EU Alliance for Investing in Children was an important opportunity to discuss directly with officials working...
12 May 2020
The Rosa Park Foundation, the Motivation Association and the Partners Hungary Foundation jointly conducted a non-representative survey among pedagogues who teach disadvantaged and Roma children. The research distinguishes four groups: -where the...
12 Apr 2020
The Amalipe Center for Interethnic Dialogue and Tolerance conducted an online survey on ‘Distant learning: an opportunity for the development of education or a prerequisite for deepening educational inequalities’. Nearly 200 schools have been...
05 Mar 2020
According to Eurostat, children are exposed to the highest risk of poverty and social exclusion. In Slovenia and the Czech Republic, the rates were 13.1% and 13.2%, while in Romania and Bulgaria it was 38.1% and 33.7%. In 2018, in the EU, the rate...
15 Feb 2020
The issue of Roma integration in Bulgaria is generally a topic confined to the territory of the country itself. However, openDemocracy shared an insightful article on the issues surrounding the Bulgarian Roma community, EU citizenship, but no shoes...
06 Feb 2020
On 29th January 2020, the Alliance for investing in Children Italia held a high-level conference in Rome, where Eurochild participated as well. The aim of the event was twofold. On one hand, the conference wanted to celebrate the first year of...
29 Jan 2020
As the EU looks towards the future with its European Green Deal, Eurochild calls for a long-term strategy that equally sets targets to reduce child poverty, which remains unacceptably high across Europe (over 24% EU average). While the European...
21 Jan 2020
The Commission for Equality in Mental Health (established by the Centre for Mental Health) released a briefing which helps to explain the correlation between unequal wealth and the risk of poor mental health. Their latest research shows that some...
21 Jan 2020
The National Network for Children Bulgaria reported that there are teachers willing to work with vulnerable students in Bulgaria, but only one teacher from the city of Shumen has been approved by the Ministry of Education under the Motivated...
20 Jan 2020
England's National Department for Education announced last week the launch of the government's free sanitary product scheme. The nationwide program will ensure that young girls do not miss classes during their periods due to the inability to procure...

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