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
June 20, 2015 – As the number of Syrian refugees worldwide nears the four million mark – half of which are children – Save the Children is launching a multimedia collection of drawings by Syrian children to mark World Refugee Day.
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.
Ireland must not to descend into “mob rule” motivated by “racist undertones” after a 200-strong protest forced three Roma families in Waterford to flee their homes over alleged crime issues in the city
Each year, the Department of State honors individuals around the world who have devoted their lives to the fight against human trafficking. These individuals are NGO workers, lawmakers, police officers, and concerned citizens who are committed to ending modern slavery. They are recognized for their tireless efforts—despite resistance, opposition, and threats to their lives—to protect victims, punish offenders, and raise awareness of ongoing criminal practices in their countries and abroad.
Members of the Destination Unknown campaign have signed a joint statement welcoming the Council of Europe’s increased attention on issues facing migrants in administrative detention, and to express collective concern on the issue. A fundamentally different approach is needed if the Council of Europe’s current process to develop European rules on the conditions for the administrative detention of migrants is to truly respect the human rights of those being detained because of their migration status.
The 2017 Global Conference on Children on the Move was hosted in Berlin, Germany from June 12-13. The conference had mandated for the demonstration of the benefits of collective action in order to achieve results for children on the move. Secondly, the conference sought to analyze and establish plans to accelerate the enactment of commitments taken towards children on the move. Lastly, the future for harmonious societies was explored during the conference.
The Local quotes Save the Children in a recent statement that claimed over 70,000 unaccompanied child migrants have arrived to Italy since 2016. Having this being said, Save the Children is pleading for Italian officials to do more to assist these children.