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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...
11 Oct 2019
ChildPact launches the Regional Mapping Survey Report on INSPIRE Strategies to End Violence Against Children based on the inputs and observations of 296 organisations and institutions working in child protection in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan,...
07 Oct 2019
Nowadays we hear more and more about domestic violence, and this is necessary because many victims are afraid or unable to seek help because of their young age. On the International Non-Violence Day (2nd of October) a new app was launched in Hungary...
04 Oct 2019
Dr Szilvia Gyurkó, children’s rights expert’s thoughts are summarized in nlc.hu article about what needs to happen in order to eliminate violence and abuse in children’s lives. Hungarian children are the least aware of their rights in Europe. A...
20 Sep 2019
In Hungary, each week a woman dies by the hand of her partner or ex-partner. Statistics on Parlament.hu shows that: it is eight times higher the risk that a woman to be killed by her partner, than a stranger, every fifth woman lived in an abusive...
13 Sep 2019
Students, teachers and principals from 30 schools in Moldova began the 2019 school year equipped with the knowledge and tools necessary to prevent and counter school violence thanks to trainings offered by the Terre des hommes Moldova Foundation....
09 Jul 2019
A subregional, high-level conference on ‘Smart investment in strategies and partnerships to prevent and address violence against children’ took place in Sofia, on 27–28 June. The event gathered more than 150 experts and representatives of state...
22 Jun 2019
What can someone do who flees from an abusive relationship? Who to turn to? In many cases, the victim will only devote himself/herself to escape when his or her life or the child's life is in danger. In such cases, it is rarely possible for...
06 Jun 2019
ChildPact is launching a call for contributions and invites institutions and representatives from the NGO sector to fill in an on line Survey aimed at mapping the activities currently being conducted in line with the INSPIRE framework (Seven...
05 Jun 2019
The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published the second evaluation report on Finland. The report highlighted the progress been made in different areas, such as developing the...

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