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09 Nov 2019
Anyone can see the exhibition of the 12 – 21 years old young people’s artwork, who are living in a residential home, in the Government Office of Csongrád County. They made their works with the help of educators, psychologists and child protection...
03 Nov 2019
There are many Romani children in Hungary, who drop out of school at the age of 16. According to the law, this is when they are not bound to stay in school anymore. A new initiative wants this law to be modified. Kids would then have to study until...
17 Oct 2019
The first child rights 101 for politicians and political campaign organisers has been released! The new Hintalovon Child Rights Foundation publication draws attention to how children’s rights are violated in political campaigns and events, and makes...
17 Oct 2019
New political guidelines by the Hintalovon Child Rights Foundation offers guidance and personal assistance to politicians in respecting children's rights. The use of children in political campaigns can be prevented. Any party or politician who...
17 Oct 2019
November 20th marks the 30th Anniversary of the UN Child Rights Convention. UNICEF Hungary has organised “Take Over Days” in Hungary for the past two years, and now, after Tdh has planned similar events in Romania, it is planning the third. At the...
07 Oct 2019
Nowadays we hear more and more about domestic violence, and this is necessary because many victims are afraid or unable to seek help because of their young age. On the International Non-Violence Day (2nd of October) a new app was launched in Hungary...
07 Oct 2019
Domestic violence is a tough issue, even harder to talk about it and ask for help as a victim. Fortunately, in the Internet age family and child abuse may get a broader awareness and victims have more channels to get help. For instance, on the 2nd...
06 Oct 2019
Unfortunately, not every child has the possibility to grow up in a family. These children live in children’s home or with foster parents. The Hungarian Government takes action to help foster parents, so more children can be raised in a loving family...
05 Oct 2019
State Secretary for Social Affairs at the Ministry of Human Resources in Hungary, Attila Fülöp said that there were 23,000 children in the child protection system in Hungary. 15,000-16,000 live in foster care and 8,000 in care homes. The government'...
04 Oct 2019
Dr Szilvia Gyurkó, children’s rights expert’s thoughts are summarized in nlc.hu article about what needs to happen in order to eliminate violence and abuse in children’s lives. Hungarian children are the least aware of their rights in Europe. A...

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