"The purpose of this study is to contribute to the identification and understanding of what it means to be ‘taking into account the gender perspective, to strengthen the prevention of this crime and protection of the victims thereof’, as required in Article 1 of European Union (EU Directive 2011/36/EU on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting its Victims in the context of the EU Strategy (COM(2012) 286 final) Towards the eradication of Trafficking in Human Beings.
This course offers an introduction to the issue of anxiety among teenagers and young people. It is aimed at health professionals and teachers without specialist training in this area, and does not require any prior experience or knowledge. The course will help them to identify anxiety disorders experienced by young people, understand ‘stigma’ related to mental health and develop their ability to help a teenager experiencing debilitating anxiety.
This free course, aimed at parents and professionals, is being offered as a guide to helping identify and deal with depression and low mood amongst teenagers and young people. The course will help them to recognise low mood and depression, understand CBT – an evidence based treatment, discover practical techniques to help support young people and, and access sources of further advice.
From October 4th to October 6th 2017, three-day pilot training program for professionals in the field of child protection was held in Belgrade. This training was organized and implemented by the Center for Youth Integration, within the framework of the project "Regional Resource Center for the Protection of Children of Southeastern Europe Childhub".
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that "In 2017, Romania’s shores have been the recipient of migrant boats traveling the journey in reverse, as a rarely-used smuggler’s passage is reactivated. On Sept. 13, the Romanian coast guard rescued an overcrowded fishing boat containing 157 migrants from Iraq and Iran, including 56 children, which was battling high winds. It was the fifth such boat to arrive from the Turkish shores in little over a month, bringing the total sea arrivals to Romania in 2017 to just under 500. On Sept.
The Hungarian left-wing daily Nepszava published an article about migrant and refugee children in Hungary, who are not cared for properly by the Hungarian state.
"These children do not cry. Even as a total stranger you can examine them, they don't "mind"you touching them, tending to their wounds, pricking them for blood tests or for vaccination. It is as if they were only there in their body, not in spirit"- says Zsuzsanna Kovacs, pediatrician who has been volunteering to care for migrant and refugee children in Hungary ever since the start of the refugee crisis.
The Global Alliance for child protection in humanitarian action has developed a "Humanitarian Standards Partnership app" which provides the humanitarian sector's flagship standards and guidance in a single, free-of-charge app. The app is meant for field practitioners who provide humanitarian aid in disaster or conflict situations. As this is an app, it works also offline.
This week, from September 25-29, celebrate the 4th annual Social Service Workforce Week by increasing attention and action for strengthening the social service workforce. This year's theme highlights why greater advocacy is needed for a stronger workforce to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, including the goals related to violence, migration and health.
In an email interview with the Reception Center for Asylum Seekers, Brave Phone learned more about the operations of the Center, the experiences of those seeking asylum in Croatia and how children are involved or affected.