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03 Aug 2019
The Kecskemet SOS Children's Villages recently held an open house to recruit foster parents for children living in state care, reported the Bacsk-Kiskun online portal. ‘There are around 24,000 children in Hungary in state care. There are 5,600...
02 Aug 2019
Within the framework of the project, 'The Right of the Child to Have Their Voice Heard', funded by the European Union under the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights, and co-financed by the Republic of Serbia, and with the support of...
01 Aug 2019
  27 professionals, representatives from Civil Society Organisations, childcare practitioners and child-protection workers working with children in the cities of Tirana, Elbasan, Fier, Lushnje, Vlorë, Lezha and Kukës, as well as representatives from...
31 Jul 2019
More than 50 children from low-income families participated in the "I have the right to have rights –learning our rights through play" summer camp on 17–21 June. The camp was organized by Ion Creangă Gymnasium in the children’s village, Zârneşti in...
30 Jul 2019
Europol, the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, launched a new task force to tackle criminal networks operating in migrant smuggling and trafficking of human beings. The newly implemented operational platform is called the Joint...
26 Jul 2019
By the fall of 2021, the Családbarát Ország Nonprofit Közhasznú Kft. will provide free training for 22,000 people through three EU-financed projects. The nonprofit will provide 39 types of free training, a brief summary of which can be found at this...
26 Jul 2019
In its recent report, the United Nations Human Rights Committee has called on the Netherlands to strengthen investigation efforts concerning the whereabouts of 1,600 child asylum-seekers who disappeared from refugee centres in the last four and a...
25 Jul 2019
The Network of Organizations for Children in Serbia  (MODS), and Center for Youth Integration  (CYI), express their concern over a directive issued by the Ministry of Labour, Employment, Veterans' Affairs and Social Affairs to all centres for social...
25 Jul 2019
According to a survey carried out in 2016, nearly 1 in 3 students aged 18–19 in Norway said they have experienced some type of a physical, sexual offence. In 75% of these cases, the offender was a person known to the victim. Despite the prevalence...
25 Jul 2019
Save the Children Italy has published a report providing an updated overview of the trafficking and exploitation systems of minors in Italy, with a special focus on sexual exploitation. The 13th edition of the report was published days ahead of the...

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