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13 Sep 2019
Students, teachers and principals from 30 schools from Moldova started the new school year equipped with the necessary knowledge and tools to prevent and counter violence in the school. They participated in a series of trainings on preventing and...
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...
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...
16 Aug 2019
150 children, aged 12–17, from 30 communities in Moldova, learned how to prevent and combat violence in school and in their community this summer. The trainings by the children rights organization Terre des hommes Moldova, within the summer school...
17 Jul 2019
On October 15, a children's rights conference, 'From Silence to Spoken Words–Pannonhalma Children's Rights Symposium', will be held in Pannonhalma, organized by the Pannonhalma Archabbey and the Hintalovon Children's Rights Foundation. The...
13 Jul 2019
The National Network for Children announced that the Bulgarian Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (MLSP) has announced the passage of significant changes in child protection legislation. The Ministry notes that these changes do not introduce new...
09 Jul 2019
The Bulgarian National Television news report on SOS Children's Villages’ ‘Firefly - Illuminate the Darkness’ Project draws attention to how foster parents, social workers, psychologists and specialists working with children are trained to protect...
22 Jun 2019
What can someone do who flees from an abusive relationship? Who to turn to? In many cases, the victim will only devote himself/herself to escape when his or her life or the child's life is in danger. In such cases, it is rarely possible for...
18 Jun 2019
Yerevan, April 11-12 2019: The French public organisation BICE organised a training for Armenian professionals, representatives from child protection services, authorities and NGOs. In addition, there were NGO staff members from Georgia, Lithuania,...
13 Jun 2019
Anna Sára Kovács, a child rights expert at Unicef ​​Hungary, lists shocking data at the Liver Disease Foundation's conference “The impact of negative childhood experiences on the development of addiction and the possibilities of prevention”....

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