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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
13 May 2015
Barnardos website reports that Barnardos welcomed the European Commission’s Country Specific Recommendations for Ireland which urge the Irish Government to provide better access to affordable full-time childcare. This is the second year the...

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