Special section: Children in street situation

You can access all the resources on the issue of children in street situation on this single page: news, documents, learning resources, discussions and experts.

News

16 Apr 2019
On April 12th, the International Day for Street Children was marked all over the world. On this occasion, the program ‘Return to New Opportunities’, which is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ... Read more
19 Mar 2019
The Center for Youth Integration (CYI) is a citizens association that, since 2004, has implemented programs dealing with the population of children and young people in street situations or at risk of being on the street, as well as programs... Read more
15 Oct 2018
Every third person in Kosovo lives below the poverty line, meanwhile unemployment rises to above 30%. Due to socio-economic factors, many families cannot afford to provide their children with a meaningful leisure time and proper school preparation.... Read more

Learning

29 Mar 2018
About the webinar: This webinar will present the results of the qualitative study "Children in Street Situations in the Republic of Moldova" and is primarily aimed at child protection and social protection specialists working directly or... Read more
25 Oct 2017
`Resilience: from Research to Practice` is the second learning panel organized within the Building with Bamboo project. During the webinar the participants will have an opportunity to explore resilience-based approaches to working with... Read more
22 Aug 2017
The International Society for Mobile Youth Work grants public access to a collection of volumes containing the proceedings and conclusions of a series of symposia on mobile youth work in Georgia, Estonia, Russia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Slovakia and... Read more

Library

01 Mar 2018
This qualitative study represents a first attempt of scientific analysis of children in street situations in the Republic of Moldova;  The main five results of the study indicate that: 1. For many children, the first experiences with the... Read more
26 Feb 2018
In the Republic of Moldova, for many children, the first experiences with the street take place at a very early age, when they are of three or four years old. The main reasons children leave their homes are: parents’... Read more
01 Oct 2016
This publication was developed within the Regional Network for Street Involved Children and at Risk Children (RNSIC), supported by Save the Children Italy. Authors of the study are Prof. Dr. Veronika Duci and Assoc.Prof. Izela Tahsini. The field... Read more

Multimedia

11 Apr 2017
Every day, millions of street-connected children suffer multiple and repeated violations of their rights. Their numbers are likely to be growing worldwide as a result of conflicts in the Middle East, recession in Europe, natural disasters in Asia... Read more
15 Nov 2016
In a video investigation for investigatii.md, journalists Elena Moldoveanu and Vitalie Gutu present the situation of runaway children in Moldova. Hundreds of children run away from home or placement centres and come into the street, where... Read more
16 Aug 2016
The discussion focuses on children selling on the streets, begging or working in different jobs. Children contacted say that they are helping their family, but what is the harm they cause to themselves? In the discussion participated one... Read more

Children in street situation

National consultancy for field-work of the research on children living and/or working on the streets (CLWS) in Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan
Date of publication: 2017
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[Serbia] A day in the life of a child refugee in Belgrade
Date of publication: 2017
Aljazeera recently wrote a piece about the precarious life of an 11 year old Afghan refugee who has been stuck in Serbia.
[Ireland] Disabled homeless children not priority for housing, says Ombudsman
Date of publication: 2017
The Irish Times reports that Dr.
[Italy] Almost 28,000 Foreign Minors Disappeared in Italy in 2016
Date of publication: 2017
According to the Latin American information agency, Prensa Latina, nearly 28,000 foreign minors vanished in 2016 from Italian households and care homes.
"This is our time. Will you stand with me?" (Video)
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Consortium for Street Children
Every day, millions of street-connected children suffer multiple and repeated violations of their rights.
[Kosovo] Kosovo police arrest 11 for exploiting begging children
Date of publication: 2016
Associated Press reports that Kosovo police have arrested 11 people and collected 36 children countrywide in a crackdown on child beggars.The people arrested included parents who were charged with child maltreatment and abandonment.
Moldova: The Runaways - Nobody's Children (Video)
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: Centrul de Investigații Jurnalistice din Moldova
In a video investigation for investigatii.md, journalists Elena Moldoveanu and Vitalie Gutu present the situation of runaway children in Moldova.
[Moldova] Training volunteers involved in working with street children in Moldova
Date of publication: 2016
Between 10 to 11 October 2016, Terre des hommes Moldova, in partnership with the Municipal Department for Protection of Child Rights of Chisinau, organized the trainin
Regional Research on prevalence of street children phenomenon
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: Save The Children Italy
This publication was developed within the Regional Network for Street Involved Children and at Risk Children (RNSIC), supported by Save the Children Italy. Authors of the study are Prof. Dr. Veronika Duci and Assoc.Prof. Izela Tahsini.
Earn cents, lose the future (Video)
Date of publication: 2016
The discussion focuses on children selling on the streets, begging or working in different jobs. Children contacted say that they are helping their family, but what is the harm they cause to themselves?

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