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22 Jun 2019
In Hungary, the law prohibits children being taken away from the family because of their poverty, but one-third of the children in care are separated from their families due to this reason. In Nógrád County, this percentage is 38 percent and the...
13 Jun 2019
Montenegro is dedicated to ending violence against children and implementation of a multidisciplinary approach to prevent and end violence as well as preventing re-victimization of children victims and/or witnesses of violence. Within the Global...
29 May 2019
On 29 May, a conference was held in Bosnia and Herzegovina for the ‘Support to Transformation of Care Institutions’, a €1 million, EU-funded programme. The conference presented the programme’s findings and recommendations, with a special focus on...
28 May 2019
"The numbers of trafficked children are on the rise." stressed Sarah Di Giglio, Senior Policy Officer on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery at the IOM.  According to ECPAT UK (Every Child Protected Against Trafficking) “Albanian and Vietnamese...
24 May 2019
The Coalition of NGOs for Child Protection – KOMF, in partnership with SOS Fshatrat e Fëmijëve Kosovë, recently held a workshop to draft the Advocacy Strategy 2019–2021 for the decentralization of social and family services in Kosovo. The workshop...
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...
28 Apr 2019
A campaign by charities in the UK has emphasized the importance of a coordinated response for vulnerable young people aged 16–17. Support for children in need stops at 18, but very few vulnerable teenagers are referred to adult services. According...
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...
22 Apr 2019
The Terre des hommes Romania organized round table, Inter-Institutional Collaboration Practices for Assisting Vulnerable Minors, gathered social-work and child-protection professionals from NGOs and public institutions to identify functional models...
20 Mar 2019
Over the last ten years, Kosovo has intensified efforts in reforming the juvenile justice system and its further alignment with international standards. Juvenile delinquency represents a complex phenomenon, and the opinion in Kosovo, particularly in...

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