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30 Jun 2019
The OSCE region is witnessing major movement of people triggered by on-going conflicts, general instability and a lack of economic opportunities in neighbouring regions and in some OSCE regions as well. This movement is comprised of refugees,...
25 Jun 2019
The Croatian ombudswoman for Children, Helenca Pirnat Dragičević, raised awareness on the importance of the rights and the need for support of children who have one or both parents imprisoned, as part of the European campaign, "Not My Crime - Still...
24 Jun 2019
Consumer and child protection groups are worried that the Google-owned video service is collecting data on young users at the same time, and failing to shield them from inappropriate content. These organizations argue that Google needs to make big...
23 Jun 2019
More than 5,000 young Romanians aged under 18 disappeared from home in the last year (April 30, 2018 - May 20, 2019), according to data from the Criminal Investigation Directorate of the General Police Inspectorate presented by Save the Children...
22 Jun 2019
What can someone do who flees from an abusive relationship? Who to turn to? In many cases, the victim will only devote himself/herself to escape when his or her life or the child's life is in danger. In such cases, it is rarely possible for...
22 Jun 2019
Chief Prosecutor Bogdan Licu ordered an investigation into the case of child removal in Baia de Arama in the county of Mehedinti, which shows that a Craiova prosecutor, accompanied by masked law enforcement officers, pullan 8-year-old girl out to...
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20 Jun 2019
Regional conference on the prevention and elimination of violence against children to gather international experts in Sofia The event will take place on June 27-28 Violence against children exists in every nation, community, ethnic or religious...
19 Jun 2019
According to the report of the International Association of Internet Hotlines (INHOPE) in 2018, 224,000 of the reported contents were illegal. According to the organization and its affiliated hotlines, the number of notifications is steadily...
18 Jun 2019
Yerevan, April 11-12 2019: The French public organisation BICE organised a training for Armenian professionals, representatives from child protection services, authorities and NGOs. In addition, there were NGO staff members from Georgia, Lithuania,...
16 Jun 2019
The Hungarian language Romanian online portal quotes Andrea Csép MEP: "Building a network of safe houses is a huge step in getting the victims of domestic violence to get help and reach self-sufficiency in difficult times," and added that it would...

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