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09 Jul 2019
The Bulgarian National Television news report on SOS Children's Villages’ ‘Firefly - Illuminate the Darkness’ Project draws attention to how foster parents, social workers, psychologists and specialists working with children are trained to protect...
29 May 2019
The #VoteforChildren coalition campaign asked European citizens to vote for candidates who committed to becoming Child Rights Champions, and called on European Parliamentary candidates to break the cycle of poverty, invest in children, listen to...
27 Nov 2018
The Times of Malta interviews Phil Jones, an expert in child participation and the University College London professor. He said that while more and more children get asked about their opinion, this is often tokenistic. Instead, he suggests that...
21 Nov 2018
The Network of Organizations for Children of Serbia (MODS) is an association of organizations dealing with the protection and promotion of the rights of the child in Serbia. The main mission of MODS is to ensure the rights are exercised, improve the...
16 Mar 2018
Since 1983, the third Tuesday in March has been the day we celebrate the Social Workers Day. This year, it will be March 20th and it is a great opportunity to draw public attention to the necessary and much needed support of this profession, as well...
25 Oct 2016
"Amnesty International" have produced an informative Q and A for Intersex Awareness Day in order to explain the issues faced by intersex people, with some particular in relation focus on childrens rights. One common issue faced for example are the  ...
07 Jul 2016
At the Eurochild conference hosted in Brussels, participants gathered to discuss the reasons Europe as a whole needs to invest in children. Policy makers and professionals working with children and politicians attended the conference and were also...

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