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Read the latest news on child protection from around Europe. For news related to the recent refugee crisis in Europe please see our Thematic Page.

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09 Oct 2019
On 8 October 2019, the Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty, a document of unprecedented reach, was presented at the UN General Assembly by the independent expert, Manfred Nowak. Terre des hommes (Tdh) actively contributed by collecting...
08 Oct 2019
Between 1.3 and 1.5 million children are deprived of liberty worldwide, according to a new UN report. For this study, the children's aid organisation Terre des hommes collected testimonies from 274 children and adolescents. The majority of them have...
04 Jul 2019
Eurochild, the European children's advocacy network, has partnered with the world's largest law firm, Dentons, for the benefit of children's rights and well-being across Europe. With Dentons providing legal support and expertise pro bono, it is...
29 Jan 2019
On January 25th Council of Europe together with the National Institute of Justice of the Republic of Moldova held a workshop on adapting the HELP online course on child-friendly justice into Moldovan legal order. The workshop was the first step in...
28 Nov 2018
Terre des hommes Romania organized on 28th of November an advocacy event with a national wide participation of specialists and experts in juvenile justice and child protection. During the event, it was presented a letter written by youth and...
31 Jan 2018
Each year, more than half a million children in Europe come in contact with the law. To help them understand the legal proceedings and their rights, Terre des hommes (Tdh) worked with young people to develop StoryLab, an innovative mobile game that...
25 Jan 2018
According to the Washington Post ''Europe’s top human rights court has cleared Greece of allegations of serious mistreatment made by three Afghan migrants who were arrested and held at an overcrowded island detention center. The Council of Europe’s...
23 Oct 2017
On October 19, 2017, the Ombudsman Institution from the Republic of Moldova, in partnership with Terre des hommes Moldova, organized a conference addressing the legal status of the child who has committed a criminal offense, but did not reach the...
16 Jun 2017
On June 13, 2017 Terre des hommes-Moldova and National Probation Inspectorate representatives met in a round table to assess the piloting experience of the Intervention Program for diminution of criminal behavior of adolescents at risk. The event...
23 May 2017
The Irish Times reports that Dr. Niall Muldoon, the Ombudsman for Children in Ireland had most recently announced that homeless youth living with disabilities are not being listed as a priority on the State housing lists, moreover claiming that the...

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