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06 Feb 2019
According to Moldpres News Agency, about 700 children in 2018 abandoned the home or placement institution, by 30 more against 2017.   Contacted by MOLDPRES, the press officer of the General Police Inspectorate (IGP), Mariana Betivu, has said that...
31 Jan 2019
Since this issue first got wide public attention in 2001, Italian Church has been unable to provide full transparency in relation to the sexual abuse of children within the Church. In 2014, Committee on the Rights of the Child has been investigating...
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...
29 Jan 2019
ASTRA is an organization devoted to the eradication of all forms of exploitation and trafficking in human beings, especially women and children, as well as providing support in looking for missing children. ASTRA pays special attention to raising...
25 Jan 2019
László Székely, the ombudsman for fundamental rights in Hungary recommended closing the special needs homes and schools in a north-eastern Hungarian village Tornanádaska, unless those can be immediately repaired. This comes after the inspection that...
23 Jan 2019
The Internet Watch Foundation is a charity monitoring Internet and removing webpages showing child abuse in UK. In their early annual report, they confirmed to have removed around 100,000 such webpages in 2018, one third more than the year before....
20 Jan 2019
The number of British nationals identified as potential child trafficking victims has been rising, amounting to 2 118 cases in 2017, out of which half said they were trafficked within the UK. Despite this, Independent has learned the UK`s Home...
15 Jan 2019
The report published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) continues to make news and launched reactions from all over the world! In their recently published study, United Kingdom shows the most effective tackling on child sexual abuse followed...
02 Jan 2019
Ireland has changed the original legal definition of domestic abuse and expanded it to include emotional and psychological abuse. According to The Hill “the act defines “coercive control” as a type of manipulation in intimidating relationships that...

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