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07 Nov 2019
Sarah’s father is Spanish and her mother is Hungarian. They live in Spain, where Sarah was born. Sarah has always felt special because, from a very young age, she could speak two languages fluently. Unfortunately, Sarah’s parents divorced last year...
17 Oct 2019
The first child rights 101 for politicians and political campaign organisers has been released! The new Hintalovon Child Rights Foundation publication draws attention to how children’s rights are violated in political campaigns and events, and makes...
17 Oct 2019
New political guidelines by the Hintalovon Child Rights Foundation offers guidance and personal assistance to politicians in respecting children's rights. The use of children in political campaigns can be prevented. Any party or politician who...
24 Sep 2019
This is a public statement of 21 national children's rights coalitions in membership of Eurochild who met last week in Brussels.  Last week President-Elect Ursula Von der Leyen announced her proposals for the new European Commission. Eurochild had...
09 Sep 2019
Eurochild President and Chair of the Malta Foundation Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca emphasises the importance of fostering an inclusive attitude towards LGBT+ families. Originally published in The Malta Independent, Marie-Louise marks Malta Pride Week...
08 Mar 2019
The KidsRights Foundation awards the International Children's Peace Prize every year and is receiving nominations for this year's event. Participants can be boys and girls between the ages of 12 and 18 from all over the world, with the main...
15 Jan 2019
The National Network for Children in Bulgaria condemned the statements of the Deputy Minister of Justice Mr. Evgeni Stoyanov during a morning talk show on the TV channel bTV. Mr. Stoyanov had insinuated that children detained by the law may be...
27 Aug 2018
This article describes the legal issues surrounding an Anglo Russian case in July 2018. At the root of the issue was the child's right to be heard and it's antagonism with the Convention's mandate for the requested state to recognise an order from...
04 Jul 2018
In July 2018 the second package of laws "There are no alien children" has been accepted! The three main laws aim at protecting children's rights and encouraging responsible fatherhood. These laws will especially help families with children who have...
08 Jun 2018
The Children's Advocacy and Support Center of the "Animus Association" Foundation provides services to children who are victims of violence and their families. The centre now has a Blue Room for questioning and hearing of children since May 2018....

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