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Read the latest news on child protection from around Europe. For news related to the recent refugee crisis in Europe please see our Thematic Page.

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07 Nov 2019
Sarah’s father is Spanish and her mother is Hungarian. They live in Spain, where Sarah was born. Sarah has always felt special because, from a very young age, she could speak two languages fluently. Unfortunately, Sarah’s parents divorced last year...
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...
02 Oct 2019
Safe Passage urges the UK government to urgently evacuate unaccompanied children in danger on Greek islands and safely reunited with their families in the UK. A no-deal Brexit may block the route to a family reunion. Safe Passage (UK based charity...
18 Jul 2019
In 2015, Barnevernet, a Norwegian family and child welfare services authority, removed five children from their parents due to physical abuse. Later it was reported that Norwegian authorities disapproved of the practices used for the upbringing of...
22 Jun 2019
Chief Prosecutor Bogdan Licu ordered an investigation into the case of child removal in Baia de Arama in the county of Mehedinti, which shows that a Craiova prosecutor, accompanied by masked law enforcement officers, pullan 8-year-old girl out to...
Source: National Network for Children Bulgaria
08 Jun 2019
The National Network for Children Bulgaria announced that UNICEF is organizing Parenting Month for June 2019, during which the organization will share numerous materials to support parents in Bulgaria. The materials will relate to better policies of...
01 May 2019
The International Women’s Health Coalition and Human Rights Watch are contributing their expertise on the topic of safeguards for the protection of the rights of children born from surrogacy arrangements, to a submission for the next thematic report...

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