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Read the latest news on child protection from around Europe. For news related to the recent refugee crisis in Europe please see our Thematic Page.

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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...
06 Jan 2019
According to UNICEF, the main reason for brain drain in Bosnia is the fact young people grew tired of waiting, facing lack of hearing and investment. UNICEF representative Geeta Narayan explained that “with the increased number of migrants and...
05 Jan 2019
The Guardian is reporting about the benefits from twinning nurseries with care homes for the elderly. The study shows children who spend time with older people are more likely to improve their language, reading and social skills, which is why a...

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