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14 Nov 2019
Growing inequality affects children’s access to healthcare and education; poverty continues to remain persistently high among children (24%), compared to the adult population (22%). Despite this, the European Semester – the European framework for...
11 Nov 2019
Julianna is not just one young girl, who was born to a bad place. Julianna is all the girls, who grew up without parental guidance and does not know anything about her health, her body and her rights. Violent people take advantage of Julianna, they...
14 Oct 2019
There is a house in a quiet neighbourhood in Belgrade where the most vulnerable children have a chance for a better life. The “Pedro Arrupe” Integration House is a shelter for victims of physical, psychological and sexual violence, and to young boys...
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...
28 Aug 2019
Child predators have taken on an increasing online presence, and as a result, law enforcement officials and child rights professionals are becoming more involved in preventing and dealing with crimes against children. According to Lynn Davis, chief...
20 Aug 2019
According to recent estimates, more than 15,000 minors are trafficked into Europe every year as part of a growing phenomenon of football player migration and trafficking, says Ini-Obong Nkang, a doctoral researcher in Sports Law at Nottingham Trent...
25 Jun 2019
The Croatian ombudswoman for Children, Helenca Pirnat Dragičević, raised awareness on the importance of the rights and the need for support of children who have one or both parents imprisoned, as part of the European campaign, "Not My Crime - Still...
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...
13 Jun 2019
Anna Sára Kovács, a child rights expert at Unicef ​​Hungary, lists shocking data at the Liver Disease Foundation's conference “The impact of negative childhood experiences on the development of addiction and the possibilities of prevention”....
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...

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