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05 Dec 2019
The National Children's Network (NCN) reported that 3 December was International Day of People with Disabilities. The event featured the exhibition ‘We Can Also!’, organized by the Parents in Action civic formation, which emphasizes the right of...
18 Mar 2019
The National Network for Children Bulgaria announced that the Health and Sport Directorates of the Municipality of Varna will launch eight new health programs this year. Among them is the Hippotherapy and Rehabilitation of Children with Disabilities...
07 Mar 2019
According to UNICEF, almost 4 million children are living with disabilities in Eastern and Central Europe and Central Asia and do not have access to qualified and inclusive education. Ms. Afshan Khan, UNICEF’s Regional Director for Europe and...
19 Oct 2018
There are 20 institutions for the accommodation of children and youth in Serbia. 11 of them are institutions for children and youth without parental care, 3 are institutions for education of children and youth and 6 are institutions for children and...
25 Oct 2017
Finally, in the city park of Pristina, a welcomed initiative will give children with disabilities an opportunity to play with toys in a new play corner. The playground in the city park was renovated under the Turkish Agency for Cooperation and...
04 Dec 2015
The Coalition of NGO's for Child Protection (KOMF) in cooperation with "One to One Children's Fund" discussed the problems faced by children with disabilities in Kosovo. KOMF's president, Blerta Perolli Shehu, said that the majority of children...
24 Oct 2015
The Bulgarian news station, bTV, interviewed a mother of a child with Down's Syndrome as well as a representative of UNICEF (Vera Rangelova) and the Association of Parents with Children with Down's Syndrome (Toni Marinova) in order to discuss the...

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