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22 Jun 2019
In Hungary, the law prohibits children being taken away from the family because of their poverty, but one-third of the children in care are separated from their families due to this reason. In Nógrád County, this percentage is 38 percent and the...
03 Jun 2019
The publication, “Towards the European Union – Key Problems of Social Inclusion in BiH” set out that children in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) are in an unfavorable social position and this is found as one of the main causes of the negative...
29 May 2019
The European Social Fund (ESF) has traditionally been associated with employment initiatives, but in recent years, growing attention has been paid to how these EU funds can help tackle poverty, especially child poverty, and social exclusion. Last...
27 Feb 2019
Eurochild member, Fondazione L’Albero della Vita, together with Consiglio dell’Ordine degli assistenti sociali (CNOAS), and Associazioni Cristiane Lavoratori (ACLI), have established a new coalition to tackle child poverty in Italy. Ivano Abbruzzi...
06 Feb 2019
According to the new joint report of UNICEF and ILO only 35% of children has social protection coverage, the situation is the most concerning in Asia where only 28% have, and in Africa with as few as 16% of children enjoy a welfare safety net....
21 Jan 2019
No Child 2020 is a project of The Children's Rights Alliance, Eurochild Irish member, and The Irish Times aiming to address the fact Ireland the fastest growing economy in the Eurozone, while at the same time a country with the highest child...
04 Dec 2018
Huffington has published a blog by Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner for England, in which she refers to the annual report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation which shows around 4 million children are living in poverty in UK, with the...
16 Nov 2018
European Interest reports that on Universal Children's Day, Caritas Europa urged European Parliament and the Council to ensure funding of child and family-related initiatives by agreeing on the next Multiannual Financial Framework in a timely...
17 Oct 2018
“Poverty in childhood creates a cycle of disadvantage that carries into future generations. No country, including the richest nations in the EU, can claim to be free from child poverty. The EU must use all its tools, be it the European Pillar of...
05 Jun 2018
In the premises of Cafe Bar "16" in Belgrade, on May 31st, a celebration on the occasion of the 11th birthday was held. The celebration took place in a day-long gathering with children, donors and friends of the Drop in Shelter. During the day's...

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