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03 Sep 2019
Personal development, vocational guidance, preventing violence in schools, online safety, ecology — these are some of the project themes developed by the participants of Terre des hommes Foundation Moldova’s training, ‘Civic Activism of the...
20 Aug 2019
According to recent estimates, more than 15,000 minors are trafficked into Europe every year as part of a growing phenomenon of football player migration and trafficking, says Ini-Obong Nkang, a doctoral researcher in Sports Law at Nottingham Trent...
12 Aug 2019
An initiative of the United Nations, International Youth Day was first celebrated on 12 August 2000, to raise awareness about the many cultural and legal issues facing youth. According to UN data, there are 1.8 billion young people between the ages...
12 Apr 2019
Beginning of April, the 12th European Forum on the rights of the child was organised by the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium. As this year marks the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the rights of the child, the aim of the Forum was...
20 Feb 2019
Growing up is difficult, and even more so for children from foster homes and institutions. Research shows that these children have far fewer resources and people to rely upon once they outgrow the child welfare services, compared to their peers....
19 Feb 2019
  The International Centre: Researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking(IC) based at the University of Bedfordshire, UK, is coordinating a research study exploring peer interventions with young people who have experienced sexual...
17 Feb 2019
Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden partnered with the BRIS (Children´s Rights in Society) to produce an online parenting guide on internet safety, detailing all you as a parent should know about this topic. They have published the news...
29 Jan 2019
The Dutch government reached an agreement to review the applications of children who were rejected for a permit in the Netherlands and to provide more resources to the immigration office to process the cases faster. The policy known as ‘children`s...
29 Jan 2019
According to Ofcom, the UK media watchdog, the number of children exposed to online bulling and abuse is on a rise. From 2% of children who said to had been bullied on social media in 2016, this number increased to 9% in 2018. The number of children...
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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