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19 Feb 2019
The International Centre: Researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking(IC) based at the University of Bedfordshire, UK, is coordinating a research study exploring peer interventions with young people who have experienced sexual...
18 Feb 2019
A street children’s center was was inaugurated in the Moldovan capital. The new structure would work subordinated to the municipal department for the protection of child’s rights and implied providing information and psycho-pedagogical assistance to...
15 Feb 2019
UNICEF and UNHCR have joined their efforts in calling for governments and regional organizations to end child statelessness in Europe, after the significant rise in the number of children identified as stateless in Europe in the recent years....
15 Feb 2019
The Pulitzer Center articles paints a unique picture about the challenges unaccompanied refugee minors in Greece face, explaining how the system in place fails them and what can be done to improve the situation. The article tells a story about 16-...
14 Feb 2019
UNHCR together with the funding from the EU has been running KEDU, an informal school on Kos, Greece for children refugees living there. Xenia Passa, a protection officer with UNHCR explained “it is important for refugee children to find normalcy in...
13 Feb 2019
A second national workshop was held in Tirana, as part of the ROMACTED programme, implemented together by the EU and Council of Europe. The programme aims to build capacity of Albanian local authorities and Roma communities and contribute to...
12 Feb 2019
Members of European Parliament adopted a non-legislative resolution calling for additional efforts to combat anti-gypsyism in the EU. Some of the most important areas where Roma rights continue to be violated across the EU are relation to education...
11 Feb 2019
NGO Fit Woman Montenegro and PI Day Center for Children with Disabilities Herceg Novi organized a seminar in Herceg Novi to present the importance of animal-assisted therapy. Some of the benefits of animals-assisted therapy for children with...
11 Feb 2019
Preventing cyber bulling has proven to be significant challenge for social media platforms. However, it seems technology that enables cyber bulling can also be used to prevent it. The artificial intelligence is being developed to enable computers to...
10 Feb 2019
Scandals that have recently became public raised the issue of child protection on dating apps like Grindr and Tinder and underlined the importance of keeping the dating apps management accountable for protection children and preventing abuse on...

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