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28 May 2020
Whether they are under lockdown and out of school, in refugee camps or in crowded villages, detained, or living on the streets, institutionalized or on the move, children and young people have the right to be heard. But their views are hardly ever...
15 May 2020
'World Family Day is celebrated around the world today. The United Nations General Assembly declared May 15, 1993, as World Family Day to encourage member states to recognize the need to strengthen the family as an institution. All individuals, and...
15 May 2020
While the world stays at home, what happens to children who live or work on the streets? Street-connected children:     Can’t 'stay home and stay safe' if they have no home and shelters are closed     Can’t access food and water if they can’t work...
11 May 2020
In his article, Matteo de Bellis, Amnesty International discusses the lack of empathy towards refugees and migrants expressed from the side of (non)-EU governments during the Covid-19 pandemic situation, yet translating it into an opportunity for...
06 May 2020
The 1989 Convention on the Right of the Child empowers children to seek redress from those 46 countries that have signed the protocol. Recently, many climate activists, included Greta Thunberg, argue that countries like Argentina, Brazil, France,...
13 Apr 2020
The Committee on the Rights of the Child has expressed concern about the situation of children worldwide, and especially children at risk, due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic leaves many children with strong physical, emotional...
09 Apr 2020
According to a report released by Human Rights Watch, the COVID-19 crisis will have a long-term negative impact on children, though they are much less threatened by the virus than other age groups. Due to the virus, around 1.5 billion children...
24 Mar 2020
At the end of March, the European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR) published its annual conclusions about the social rights of children, families and migrants in Europe. The ECSR had assessed 37 European countries, and whether their decisions and...
21 Mar 2020
The National Network for Children Bulgaria shared an article about sexual violence in Bulgaria, the victims' inability to be heard, and the poor or non-existent sex education in the country. The article notes that in 2019, official statistics from...
02 Mar 2020
Achievements were celebrated and solid plans for progress made at the double launch of the Together (Scottish Alliance for Children’s Rights) report, The State of Children's Rights in Scotland, and the association known as the Observatory for...

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