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21 Dec 2016
20 December 2016 The municipality of Prishtina has started the assessment process of the applications submitted for social housing. The Assessment Committe was composed of five members and had the mandate to conduct the assessment of all...
12 Sep 2016
CNN reports that a child's bedroom often expresses their identity. From brightly colored walls filled with posters to toys and books scattered around, it is truly their place of comfort. But for some children around the world, their bedroom is no...
08 Sep 2016
This Al Jazeera feature report describes a campaign launched by Roma women in the Czech Republic, fighting against segregation to give their children equal opportunities. "Go to a Good School"  is a campaign for better education for Roma children,...
30 Jun 2016
UNICEF announced that if health and education conditions of the most disadvantaged children do not improve by 2030, 69 million children under 5 years of age could die. UNITED NATIONS (UN) - The United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF)...
27 Jun 2016
Reauters writes on a UNICEF reports that was published recently highlighting how there is still a lot of work to be done in child development, with many poorer children suffering disproportionately. According to the report, poor children are twice...
14 Apr 2016
The BBC details a new UNICEF report that highlights how the UK is falling behind other rich countries in terms of inequality between rich and poor children. Even though the government has announced that there are 300,000 fewer children in poverty...
04 Apr 2016
The Guardian reports that Thatcherism didn’t just crush the unions, it crushed a story – as the report that says working-class white children go backwards at school proves.  The report came couched in the usual language of inclusion, technocracy and...
07 Feb 2016
ChildPact reports about the informal settlement in Albania, in Shkoze, where 229 Roma people, including 120 children live. Child labour and forced begging is ripe among the children of the settlement, as families live in abject poverty. In January a...

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