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09 Sep 2019
As summer comes to an end and children return to school the widespread issue of bullying starts taking its toll on the lives of a significant number of students.  According to the American National Center for Education Statistics, in 2017, more than...
09 Sep 2019
Eurochild President and Chair of the Malta Foundation Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca emphasises the importance of fostering an inclusive attitude towards LGBT+ families. Originally published in The Malta Independent, Marie-Louise marks Malta Pride Week...
02 Sep 2019
Security over privacy is in the focus of NSPCC campaigning challenged by David Spencer, VPNCompare's News Editor. In general, encryption helps to keep people safer online, messages are more secure and less vulnerable to hackers and online...
30 Aug 2019
CAM are children who, for whatever reason, have suffered from displacement, separation or loss as a result of migration. They may: •    Be asylum seekers, refugees, economic or social migrants. •    Be accompanied by their families, or have...
28 Aug 2019
Child predators have taken on an increasing online presence, and as a result, law enforcement officials and child rights professionals are becoming more involved in preventing and dealing with crimes against children. According to Lynn Davis, chief...
26 Aug 2019
FutureLearn, an awarded platform for online learning is now offering a new online course, ‘Caring for Children Moving Alone: Protecting Unaccompanied and Separated Children.’  The course focuses on the care and protection of unaccompanied and...
15 Aug 2019
It is easy to fall into the social media trap of over-posting. This is even more difficult for parents who share their children’s life without censor. This, according to experts, is very dangerous. The phenomenon has also created a new term:...
02 Aug 2019
Within the framework of the project, 'The Right of the Child to Have Their Voice Heard', funded by the European Union under the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights, and co-financed by the Republic of Serbia, and with the support of...
Foto: Facebook, Ion Lazarenco Tiron

Foto: Facebook, Ion Lazarenco Tiron

23 Jul 2019
Moldovan swimmer, and candidate for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, Ion Lazarenco Tiron will swim 30 kilometres on the Dniester River to raise awareness of the importance of respecting children's rights. The action is organized by UNICEF Moldova and ...
19 Jul 2019
A recent study by researchers from Oregon State University (OSU) in the United States, recommends that schools should provide children with a daily recess experience that goes beyond a momentary halt in their educational activities. According to the...

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