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12 Dec 2019
It is much harder for young adults who grew up in social care to start an independent life than those  who grew up supported by their family. Children raised in social care not only have lower levels of education, but they are more vulnerable and ...
03 Dec 2019
The number of church-run schools in Hungary has doubled since 2010, claims Zsolt Semjén, the deputy prime minister in charge of Hungarian communities abroad, church policy and national and ethnic minorities. He also noted that 14 percent of the...
03 Dec 2019
A progressive decision has been made by the Child Welfare Office in the case of two families represented by TASZ, subsequently allowing children to return to their families. In the case of the first family, from Lyukóvölgy, the Office stressed that...
26 Nov 2019
Since 1991, 25 November has been the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. More than 100 people in Budapest took part in a march to demand the Hungarian government take domestic violence seriously and ratify the Istanbul...
26 Nov 2019
What can I do when I experience abuse? Dr Szilvia Gyurkó has gathered this information in one place and adds that the system is not flawless, there may be obstacles at every point, so it is better to ask for help from multiple channels. If the...
25 Nov 2019
The Ministry of Human Resources (EMMI) declared their committment to combating violence against women on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women EMMI. A new Hungarian Penal Code came into force in 2013 which protects...
25 Nov 2019
The Bács-Kiskun County Child Protection Organizations held a professional conference on the effective operation of the signalling system and child-friendly justice on the International Day for Children’s Rights and the Prevention of Violence against...
25 Nov 2019
Since 2013, Hungary has had strict punishments in place for domestic violence; in more severe cases, abusers can receive up to five years in prison. In the past, Hungary has seen some dreadfully sad incidents, including in the town of Szeged, where...
22 Nov 2019
In the framework of the EU-funded PROMISE II project, and under the organisation of Terre des hommes and UNICEF, a three-day training took place in Budapest, 19-21 November 2019 for psychologists working in child protection. The topic was ‘trauma-...
22 Nov 2019
The Hungarian Province of the Society of Jesus created a Child Protection Policy in 2011. It was reviewed and updated in 2014, and again in November 2019. Each and every member and associate of the Province has had to sign the document and agree to...

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