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29 May 2019
UNICEF has conducted Adverse Childhood Experiences Study in Serbia and one of the key findings is that experiences during childhood can affect health throughout the life course. This study is also showing that for every 100 adults in Serbia, about...
06 May 2019
In remarks made during discussions at the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku, on 2 May, Aaron Greenberg, Senior Regional Advisor for Europe and Central Asia, Child Protection at UNICEF, said 50–70 percent of children in the world...
30 Apr 2019
About INSPIRE Every year, over 1 billion children experience violence. Ending violence against children (VAC) requires a whole of society approach. Violence robs children of their childhood and compromises every other investment in them. It...
24 Apr 2019
The UN, in partnership with the European Union, has launched the #ACTtoProtect, a campaign for children affected by armed conflict. The international community has identified the six most common, grave violations against children in times of war:...
INSPIRE training in Romania
15 Apr 2019
Terre des hommes Romania organised a training on 11–12 April 2019 on the INSPIRE Strategies to End Violence Against Children for representatives from three General Directions of Social Work and Child Protection from Bucharest and Save the 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 ...
15 Feb 2019
After two scandals in Albania – a recent gang rape and a sexual  assault of two minors, UNICEF has expressed concern about the attitudes towards the ways those cases were handled, especially by media and public figures in Albania. According to them...
08 Feb 2019
PIG is an independent project of the Bulgarian director Drago Sholev and will be part of the main competition program of the upcoming Sofia Film Fest. The film tells the story of the thirteen-year-old Stoyan, played by Rumen Kochev, whom everyone...
22 Jan 2019
A new report by UNESCO ‘Behind the numbers: Ending school violence and bullying’ provides most up-to-date data and trends on the global level on bulling and violence in schools. According to the report: Almost one in three students has been bullied...

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