In the past few years we have witnessed a process of de-institutionalization, which is carried out in order to ensure better treatment of children in institutions, as well as better working conditions for employees. We often hear a variety of information about the work of the institutions for children, both positive and negative. We believe that there are variety of great experts who dedicate their life for this work and we find it important to present their individual stories.
On Thursday, the UN Human Rights High Commissioner, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, expressed serious concern at security measures adopted at a recent meeting of the heads of police of five European countries, which are already having a negative impact on the human rights of refugees and migrants in southern and central Europe, and are compounding the already exceptionally difficult situation in Greece. “In the wake of the adoption of these measures last week, the treatment of refugees and migrants moving through some of these countries already appears to have changed, with seriously negative impl
UNICEF has issued a press release, where they stated that for the first time since the start of the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe, there are more children and women on the move than adult males.
The European Roma Rights Centre reports that Roma in Slovakia are often forced to live in unsafe, hazardous and unhealthy housing conditions. In the first week of 2016 two small Romani children died in Košice, Slovakia. Both the 6- and 4-month-old boys died in a segregated neighbourhood. Three more minors died last weekend in a Roma settlement in Lomnička village in Central Slovakia. Considering that these deaths were utterly preventable, the European Roma Rights Centre calls on Slovak authorities to take immediate action.
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Collection of drawings released by Save the Children, with analysis by renowned expert in post-traumatic stress
Save the Children welcomes adoption of the Action Plan for Children of Bosnia and Herzegovina (B-H) adopted at the B-H Council of Ministers session held on June 2, 2015, based on the proposal submitted by the B-H Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees.