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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...
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...
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...
22 Nov 2017
According to the report of "Business Review", about half of all Romanian children are in danger of social exclusion or poverty; this number is well over the European average and the highest amongst EU member states. In 2016, in Romania, the share of...
13 Jan 2017
Fox News World reports that many Roma children from a northeast Hungarian village, Alsozsolca, are skipping school to help their parents with chores, such as cutting woods since their houses lack heating system.   
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,...
19 May 2015
'TOL' reports about the "Every Child in Preschool" program in Romania that rewards parents living under the poverty line  who take their children to preschool. They receive 50 lei worth of food coupons at month's end. The program was launched by...
18 May 2015
'Eurochild' published its opinion of the European Commission's Country Specific Recommendations. According to the organisation the document missed the opportunity to tackle child poverty and improve the situation of children in Europe - especially...
08 Apr 2015
'B92' reports what the president of the National Council of the Roma Minority has said noted ahead of International Roma Day. He said that there has been progress when it comes to education and health care provide to the Roma population in Serbia,...

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