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19 Jun 2019
According to the report of the International Association of Internet Hotlines (INHOPE) in 2018, 224,000 of the reported contents were illegal. According to the organization and its affiliated hotlines, the number of notifications is steadily...
26 Apr 2019
Vulnerable young people are a high-risk group for becoming human trafficking victims. The latest results from the survey conducted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) “Awareness of Human Trafficking Risks Among Vulnerable Children...
04 Apr 2019
A two-day European Forum on the rights of the child started Tuesday in Brussels. It touched upon detention of children, violence towards refugee and migrant minors, child pornography, and the status of children of jihadi parents who moved to the ...
27 Mar 2019
Bearing in mind the current media situation in Serbia, but also in the region, which is reflected in the daily exposure of children to inappropriate content in the media, in violation and abuse of their privacy, but also in the use of children for...
21 Mar 2019
According to a recent report by the National Assistance System for Victims of Human Trafficking and the European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control (HEUNI), human trafficking is present in Finland, affecting both Finnish children, and...
29 Jan 2019
ASTRA is an organization devoted to the eradication of all forms of exploitation and trafficking in human beings, especially women and children, as well as providing support in looking for missing children. ASTRA pays special attention to raising...
28 Jan 2019
ECPAT in their new report warns the sexual exploitation of children in Czech Republic is on a rise. Especially worrisome is the fact victims are sometimes as young as 3 years old, trafficking and tourism are significant risks while the lack of...
15 Jan 2019
The report published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) continues to make news and launched reactions from all over the world! In their recently published study, United Kingdom shows the most effective tackling on child sexual abuse followed...
07 Jan 2019
The UN Office on Drugs and Crime produced a report on trafficking trends and patterns, confirming increased trafficking based on the data from 142 countries. According to the report, children account to as much as 30% of victims of human trafficking...
07 Jan 2019
The FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University (Harvard FXB) is launching a new free online course: “Child Protection: Children’s Rights in Theory and Practice”. This self-paced course is done in cooperation with Harvard’s online...

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