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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...
18 Oct 2019
In France, more than 220,000 women suffer abuse from their partner each year, and one woman dies every three days as a result of domestic violence. The French National Assembly voted to approve, among other things, a bracelet that would protect...
15 Oct 2019
In its latest report UNHCR (UN Refugee Agency) urges the European states to take measures to protect child refugees arriving in the Mediterranean region, mostly in Greece. According to the report in this year approximately 12.900 underaged...
09 Oct 2019
The Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has acknowledged Switzerland's progress on identification and protection of human trafficking victims, but at the same time called for further measures to tackle the...
11 Sep 2019
The UN Refugee Agency, the United Nations Children’s Fund, and the International Organization for Migration warn European states to increase the resources and practical support within their school systems that would guarantee that all refugee,...
08 Sep 2019
On 6th of September, the European Commission published the 2019 annual report on the implementation of national Roma integration strategies, summarizing action taken in education, health, housing and discrimination. Unfortunately, there are no...
20 Aug 2019
The roundtable conference, ‘Child Protection & EU Funding for Migrant Populations in Greece: A reality Check and the Way Forward’, which was held in May, in Athens, brought together child protection experts and migration stakeholders to discuss...
11 Jul 2019
Eurochild members, the University of Deusto and Utrecht University, released a position paper together with other Eurochild Children's Council members, to support the European Commission’s consultation process for Horizon Europe, the next EU...
11 Jul 2019
With  the  Strategic  Plan  for  the  Horizon  Europe  Programme,  the  European  Union  clearly highlights  the  importance  of  Research and  Innovation  (R&I) in  finding  new  solutions  to  the challenges we are facing. Horizon Europe aims...
11 Jul 2019
Diageo Hungary introduced a new family-friendly policy on July 1, that allows parents (mothers or fathers) to qualify for up to 26 weeks of paid leave in their child's first year. According to Gábor Zeisler, CEO of Diageo, the majority of its...

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