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11 Jun 2019
Healthy families are more important than economic growth judged purely on spreadsheet figures, the Hungarian government told Breitbart London as it launched a new budget to support children and halt demographic decline. The government of Prime...
30 May 2019
 "The Safer Schools” is a new application launched in more than 13,000 schools in the UK with the aim to educate, empower, protect children from online risks and give parents, teachers, and children the tools to identify, prevent and reduce the...
03 May 2019
Milan Šveřepa, the co-chair of the European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care, wrote an interesting blog on the deinstitutionalisation process and people with intellectual disabilities. These issues were...
28 Apr 2019
A campaign by charities in the UK has emphasized the importance of a coordinated response for vulnerable young people aged 16–17. Support for children in need stops at 18, but very few vulnerable teenagers are referred to adult services. According...
25 Mar 2019
The West Africa Network for the Protection of Children (WAN), in collaboration with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has started a process of stakeholder deliberations aim at adopting and promoting the new West Africa Signage of...
04 Feb 2019
A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the Know-How Centre for Alternative Care for Children with experience in direct field work and in research of the process of deinstitutionalization of child care - Borislava Mecheva, Valentina Bizheva,...
24 Jan 2019
In the light of the ongoing reform of The Vulnerable Witnesses (Criminal Evidence) Bill in Scotland, the Scottish Parliament's justice committee approved the measure moving to use more pre-recorded evidence in court trials, inspired by the Barnahus...
22 Jan 2019
Croatia has updated its Action Plan on Deinstitutionalisation (DI), building on the 2011-2016 Master Plan which was extended until 2018. The new 2018-2020 plan aims to continue deinstitutionalisation process for user groups who have already started...
16 Jan 2019
Coalition of NGOs for Child Protection – KOMF in partnership with SOS Children’s Villages Kosovo, Organisation for Children without Parental Care – OFAP and KMOP has started the new project in support of the social services decentralization process...
10 Jan 2019
According to the official website - www.mmuncii.ro, Ministry of Labour published in a public debate a project to change and complete the law 272/2004 on the protection and promotion of children's rights. This is the most important law that...

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