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28 May 2019
UNICEF Serbia launched the U-Report, a platform that promotes youth participation by giving young people the opportunity to reach decision-makers at the highest levels. Within this project, Friends of Children of Serbia, with the financial support...
22 May 2019
On May 15th, 2019, the 7th session of the Council for the Rights of the Child was held. The session was attended by the Serbia local coordinator of the ChildHub project. Following the adoption of the minutes of the previous session, the members of...
22 May 2019
The Dutch Senate has ratified the Child Labour Due Diligence Bill end of May, three years after the law was first introduced in parliament. The law mandates all companies that sell or deliver goods or services in the Netherlands, whether they are...
14 May 2019
KOMF, in the frame of ChildPact, has started a new project, Building Capacities to Disseminate and Promote the Implementation of the INSPIRE Package, financed by OAK Foundation and the INSPIRE Fund. Based on the pressing need for intervention in the...
26 Apr 2019
In Serbia, for a long time, one of the main themes is Immunization of children, since in the 2017, the largest epidemic of morbils in the last 25 years has erupted. In the last year in Serbia, the courts issued 119 convictions to parents for failing...
25 Apr 2019
In cooperation with the Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad, the Center for Youth Integration organized a local training on Child Rights in the Social Protection System in the Republic of Serbia, as a part of the ChildHub project. The training was...
24 Apr 2019
State institutions need to put more emphasis on the protection of child rights and freedoms by putting them at the core of their activities, said the participants of the two-year regional initiative, ‘Equal Access to Justice for Children in the...
18 Apr 2019
The joint statement of the conference “Rights and Protection of Children Left Behind by Parents Migrating for Work” In Europe, hundreds of thousands of children are divided from one or both of their parents due to migration. This phenomenon is...
27 Mar 2019
  Protect & Respect is the largest service for child sexual exploitation (CSE) in the UK, and is run by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. According to a recently published evaluation, tackling CSE requires putting...
27 Mar 2019
Bearing in mind the current media situation in Serbia, but also in the region, which is reflected in the daily exposure of children to inappropriate content in the media, in violation and abuse of their privacy, but also in the use of children for...

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