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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...
26 Feb 2019
Exposure to domestic violence, as victims or witnesses makes children more vulnerable and can create problems for them in the adulthood. According to the famous psychiatrist and researcher Daniel Siegel “the mind develops as the brain responds to...
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...
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...

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