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07 Jun 2019
A study conducted by UNICEF came up with the astonishing number of 115 million boys and men involved in forced marriages in over 80 countries of the globe, from Latin America to East Asia. From this total number, 23 million were not even 15 years...
29 May 2019
The #VoteforChildren coalition campaign asked European citizens to vote for candidates who committed to becoming Child Rights Champions, and called on European Parliamentary candidates to break the cycle of poverty, invest in children, listen to...
22 May 2019
On May 15th, 2019, the 7th session of the Council for the Rights of the Child was held. The session was attended by the Serbia local coordinator of the ChildHub project. Following the adoption of the minutes of the previous session, the members of...
02 Apr 2019
Council of Europe Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni spoke today at the opening of the 12th European Forum on the Rights of the Child, an annual conference organized by the European Commission that gathers key actors from different...
27 Mar 2019
The Human Rights Council (HRC) is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system, which is responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights and addressing human rights violations across the world. The HRC holds regular...
27 Mar 2019
Bearing in mind the current media situation in Serbia, but also in the region, which is reflected in the daily exposure of children to inappropriate content in the media, in violation and abuse of their privacy, but also in the use of children for...
20 Mar 2019
A new 2018 report reveals how national and local government is failing to protect children in England whilst policymakers focus on Brexit, leaving children traumatised, powerless and vulnerable to abuse in many areas of their lives. The State of...
08 Mar 2019
The KidsRights Foundation awards the International Children's Peace Prize every year and is receiving nominations for this year's event. Participants can be boys and girls between the ages of 12 and 18 from all over the world, with the main...
26 Feb 2019
Children`s  Rights Allinace published the eleventh Report Card and the third under A Programme for a Partnership Government, assessing if the government of Ireland is keping its promises to children. The Irish Government is awarded an overall ‘C’...
30 Jan 2019
The Protector of Citizens, Zoran Pasalic, in January 2019. addressed the Ministry of Culture of Serbia with the aim of contributing to the realization, protection and promotion of the rights of the child, based on his own initiative and also on...

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