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02 May 2008
Brussels has separated EUR 193 million for Czech municipalities with a population of at least 20,000 to renew “problematic residential areas”. It would cover reparation of prefab housing estates, streets and districts inhabited by...
01 May 2008
According to Amnesty International Kosovo became a major destination country for women trafficked into forced prostitution as a result of the presence of NATO troops. According to the report even the UN’s department of peacekeeping admitted...
01 May 2008
Kent County Council has about 700 child asylum seekers in its care, while government grants have not covered real costs, leaving the County Council out of pocket. Now it is hopeful to receive the £8million in backdated grants from the Home Office...
26 Apr 2008
A new legislation passed in Germany allows courts to intervene sooner and more easily in cases of suspected child neglect. It can also force parents to take certain steps that promote their child’s well-being. According to Deutsche...
26 Apr 2008
Radiohead has produced a video in collaboration with MTV’s ‘End Exploitation and Trafficking ‘(Exit) campaign (supported by USAID) to raise awareness of human trafficking, using a popular medium. < /p>
25 Apr 2008
A small article in ‘Sofia Echo’ informs about the new Consultancy Council for Children in Sofia (CCCS) which will be launch on May 12. The CCCS will bring together government institutions and non-governmental organisations with the...
25 Apr 2008
The ‘B92’ article reports the steps which should be taken by Serbia in order to abolish the need of visa to enter in the EU member-states. The concrete measures was defined as a “road map” and includes, among others;...
25 Apr 2008
UNICEF published a report in the UK on the 10th anniversary of that government’s signing of the Kyoto Protocol, claiming that climate change already affects poor children through floods, droughts and insect-bourne diseases. < /p>
24 Apr 2008
The IOM implements a programme jointly financed by the EC, the US State Department and the Swiss government to prevent trafficking into Russia. As the article quotes, in 2005, the ILO estimated that about 2.4 million men, women and children had...
20 Apr 2008
An interesting article in ‘The Moscow Times’ points out the difficulties for the mother to breast-feed their children in Russian public places. The disapproving attitude of the population oblige the mothers to stay at home or to let...

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