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19 Feb 2020
In February 2020, the TAIEX peer review mission on trafficking in human beings, comprised by three international experts, have met and interviewed several institutional and non-institutional actors, such as: relevant ministries, agencies, non-...
15 Feb 2020
The issue of Roma integration in Bulgaria is generally a topic confined to the territory of the country itself. However, openDemocracy shared an insightful article on the issues surrounding the Bulgarian Roma community, EU citizenship, but no shoes...
23 Jan 2020
A recently-published report, funded by the Disability Research on Independent Living & Learning program and supervised by The Alliance for Inclusive Education, raised concerns about the failure of schools to enact Accessibility Plans, and...
04 Nov 2019
According to Eyalliance, statistics released by the government stated that one in six children’s centres has closed since 2010. Meanwhile, the funding for Sure Start’s centres were cut by £100 million between 2016–17 and 2017–18.   Based on the...
01 Jul 2019
The Council of Europe's Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) is concerned about the rising racism and hate speech cases, discrimination against Roma and LGBT communities, as well as the insufficient criminal justice response in Romania...
25 Mar 2019
On 20 March 2019, the New Bulgarian University celebrated the International Day of Social Work, and marked its 30th year of social work education. The event was organized by the Know-How Center for Alternative Child Care, NBU and served as an...
28 Dec 2018
The National Network for Children (Bulgaria) shared a survey done by the Gallup International sociological agency from the beginning of December 2018, which indicated that Bulgarians are moderately tolerant regarding various topics of family...
25 Nov 2018
The Know-How Center for Alternative Care for Children at the New Bulgarian University invited non-governmental organizations active in community development, representatives of the government, local government officials, the school community and...
20 Sep 2018
The National Network for Children Bulgaria reported that during a press conference at the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy there was a report of progress in the preparation of a new social services law. Bisser Petkov, Minister of Labor and Social...
25 Jun 2018
The director of the National Center for Public Health and Analysis, Hristo Hinkov, reported that the level of child mortality in Bulgaria is two times higher than the average for all countries in the European Union, according to the National Network...

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