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03 Sep 2019
  The strong link between anxiety and prelonged emotional abuse is nowdays widly known, however, many people overlook the serious adverse effects of mental abuse, even though its harm is at the same level as physical abuse. Especially children go...
03 Sep 2019
  There is a long list of women killed each year by men or partners, although there is no single motive for violence against women - be it emotional abuse, physical assault, sexual assault or rape, or more extreme forms that culminate in suicide -...
03 Sep 2019
Friends of Children of Serbia inform all citizens that the website decaimediji has started operating, where they can get informed about the problem of abuse and report media and political abuse of children. This organization draws attention to the...
03 Sep 2019
Personal development, vocational guidance, preventing violence in schools, online safety, ecology — these are some of the project themes developed by the participants of Terre des hommes Foundation Moldova’s training, ‘Civic Activism of the...
02 Sep 2019
Home Affairs Ministry of Malta published that 104 unaccompanied migrants under 18, mostly males, arrived in the country in 2018. The youngest was just 11 years old. Based on the country's  procedure these children are first carried to the Initial...
02 Sep 2019
Security over privacy is in the focus of NSPCC campaigning challenged by David Spencer, VPNCompare's News Editor. In general, encryption helps to keep people safer online, messages are more secure and less vulnerable to hackers and online...
02 Sep 2019
The Riigikogu (the unicameral parliament of Estonia) and the Office of the Chancellor of Justice looked at Estonian children's welfare in a recent seminar called "Child Well-being Indicators: Current Situation in and Possibilities for Describing the...
30 Aug 2019
In Serbia, the "Our Child - Our Decision" initiative has been launched, seeking an amendment to the Family Law, to give parents the right to identify potential guardians of their children in the event of a family tragedy. Parents stress that the...
30 Aug 2019
Professor David Shemmings and Yvonne Shemmings published findings from their qualitative research study into the sexual abuse of children in Chichester Diocese. They interviewed children and young people, survivors of abuse, and professionals within...
30 Aug 2019
CAM are children who, for whatever reason, have suffered from displacement, separation or loss as a result of migration. They may: •    Be asylum seekers, refugees, economic or social migrants. •    Be accompanied by their families, or have...

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