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06 Nov 2019
Eurochild’s member, the National Federation of Association for Child Protection – CNAPE, welcomes the new national strategy on child protection, in particular the measures on prevention and protection of children and families that are in line with...
04 Nov 2019
According to Eyalliance, statistics released by the government stated that one in six children centers has closed since 2010, meanwhile, the funding for Sure Start’s centers were cut down by £100 million between 2016-17 and 2017-18.   The...
01 Nov 2019
A newly published report from Malta conducted in 2018 by the Foundation for Social Welfare Services (FSWS) unveiled stats about the work of the Youth Services of Agenzija Appogg National Support line 179, which only last year received 9,010 genuine...
B-H Social Work Conference: 'Novelties and Challenges in the Social, Family and Child Welfare System’
29 Oct 2019
Professionals from Bosnia and Herzegovina who attended the B-H Social Work Conference on 17 October, in Banja Luka, agree on the necessity of improving the position and status of professional social workers, and of promoting the value of social work...
22 Oct 2019
Child poverty in the European Union today In 2019, despite being one of the most prosperous regions in the world, 1 in 4 children in the European Union are still being failed. Childhood poverty and social exclusion can have lifelong effects on a...
21 Oct 2019
The serious case review (SCR) for Leicestershire and Rutland Safeguarding Children Board published the report of ‘Child A’, which highlighted gross negligence in handling the long-term abuse one child suffered at home. Although the girl was subject...
15 Oct 2019
Prof. Gordana Buljan Flander, Ph.D., Director of the Zagreb Child and Youth Protection Center, has been working with abused and neglected children for over thirty years. In this column, she tells us how children who experience sexual abuse feel and...
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...
03 Oct 2019
‘Innovative Programme’, funded by the British government is designed to help support families where children are at risk of going into care because of their parents’ problems with mental health, domestic violence or addiction. The program aims to...
24 Sep 2019
This is a public statement of 21 national children's rights coalitions in membership of Eurochild who met last week in Brussels.  Last week President-Elect Ursula Von der Leyen announced her proposals for the new European Commission. Eurochild had...

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