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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...
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...
15 Mar 2019
The Opening Doors for Europe’s Children – a pan-European campaign that advocates for strengthening families and ending institutional care – released 16 country fact sheets about the progress with the transition from institutional to family- and...
27 Feb 2019
Eurochild member, Fondazione L’Albero della Vita, together with Consiglio dell’Ordine degli assistenti sociali (CNOAS), and Associazioni Cristiane Lavoratori (ACLI), have established a new coalition to tackle child poverty in Italy. Ivano Abbruzzi...
11 Feb 2019
Director of the Office for Human and Minority Rights of the Republic of Serbia, Suzana Paunovic, met with the Director of UNICEF in Serbia, Regina De Domenicis, in Belgrade on January 22nd, 2019. The meeting emphasized great contribution made by...

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