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11 Oct 2019
ChildPact launches the Regional Mapping Survey Report on INSPIRE Strategies to End Violence Against Children based on the inputs and observations of 296 organisations and institutions working in child protection in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan,...
25 Jun 2019
In Hungary, there is a law banning corporal punishment since 2005, but 2/3rd of parents think it is okay to hit their child. Surprisingly, 50% of children think it's okay to be hit by their parents.  It is well known that violence in childhood...
29 May 2019
UNICEF has conducted Adverse Childhood Experiences Study in Serbia and one of the key findings is that experiences during childhood can affect health throughout the life course. This study is also showing that for every 100 adults in Serbia, about...
15 Feb 2019
After two scandals in Albania – a recent gang rape and a sexual  assault of two minors, UNICEF has expressed concern about the attitudes towards the ways those cases were handled, especially by media and public figures in Albania. According to them...
10 Feb 2019
A new technology is being developed to prevent exploitation of children by gangs in UK. This is a result of a more than successful pilot done by Children and Family Court Advisory Service (CAFCASS) in which they worked with social workers to achieve...

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