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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...
23 Jan 2018
The Coalition of NGOs for Child Protection in Kosovo - KOMF in the framework of the project "Protection of Children's Rights in Kosovo", supported by the European Union and managed by the EU Office in Kosovo, has held the conference on launching the...
25 Oct 2017
Within the VIII.  Social Workers' Conference held in Solaris (Šibenik), National Coordinator of the project Child Protection Hub presented the results of the research "Maping Existing Practices in the Area of ​​Child Protection and Expert's Need"...
16 Aug 2017
The Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb and Brave Phone conducted the first national research on preschool children in front of small screens. The survey was conducted in kindergartens throughout Croatia during 2016 and 2017, and the results...

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