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31 Dec 2019
Every child should have the right to live in a safe home and protective environment, but according to the Generation Homeless report, 135,000 children are currently homeless in Britain. Many homeless children and their families live in temporary...
27 Dec 2019
My Voice is a six-week programme in schools and colleges that deals with the exploitation of young people. My Voice supports teenagers aged 11–19 who may experience social exclusion, youth offending, going missing from home, self-esteem problems,...
06 Dec 2019
New Zealand is currently pioneering a new philosophy and approaches to government, and is actively trying to challenge the ‘growth’ paradigm of current economic budgetary thinking across Western and English speaking countries. There are several...
04 Dec 2019
The Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (MLSP) sent their views on the findings of the Disability Rights International report, which was presented last week, to news website Dnevnik. The Ministry called the findings tendentious, unrepresentative,...
26 Nov 2019
Balkan Insight reported on Disability Rights International's (DRI) critique of the lack of significant change in the ways in which children with disabilities are cared for, despite the recent move towards deinstitutionalisation. According to DRI,...
20 Nov 2019
Ukraine signed the Safe Schools Declaration, the 100th country to do so, in November. By signing the declaration Ukraine has signified their support for the Convention on the Rights of the Child and its three operational protocols (the Paris...
18 Nov 2019
The Bulgarian National Radio shared their interview with Radostina Antonova from the Know-How Center for Alternative Care for Children at NBU, discussing the process of deinstitutionalization in Bulgaria, the foundation of family-type homes for...
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...
04 Nov 2019
According to Eyalliance, statistics released by the government stated that one in six children’s centres has closed since 2010. Meanwhile, the funding for Sure Start’s centres were cut by £100 million between 2016–17 and 2017–18.   Based on the...
02 Nov 2019
The first international social work conference, 'Social Deprivation, Child Protection and Human Rights', was held in Greece on 1–3 November 2019. Ana Radulescu, the President of IFSW Europe, held a speech about poverty and the approaches of social...

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