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29 May 2019
The European Social Fund (ESF) has traditionally been associated with employment initiatives, but in recent years, growing attention has been paid to how these EU funds can help tackle poverty, especially child poverty, and social exclusion. Last...
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...
29 May 2019
UNICEF has conducted Adverse Childhood Experiences Study in Serbia and one of the key findings is that experiences during childhood can affect health throughout the life course. This study is also showing that for every 100 adults in Serbia, about...
29 May 2019
Eurochild, with 15 other NGOs, is advocating to create a new Children's Rights Intergroup in the European Parliament. Within this campaign, European citizens were asked to vote for candidates committed to becoming champions of child rights, and...
28 May 2019
UNICEF Serbia launched the U-Report, a platform that promotes youth participation by giving young people the opportunity to reach decision-makers at the highest levels. Within this project, Friends of Children of Serbia, with the financial support...
28 May 2019
A new pilot programme ‘Reducing Sexism and Violence Program – Middle School Program’ was implemented as part of a recent study conducted in the United States, with the aim to explore if boys’ attitude towards violence against women they are in a...
28 May 2019
"The numbers of trafficked children are on the rise." stressed Sarah Di Giglio, Senior Policy Officer on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery at the IOM.  According to ECPAT UK (Every Child Protected Against Trafficking) “Albanian and Vietnamese...
27 May 2019
Terre des hommes Albania (Tdh), in partnership with the Albanian Foundation for Conflict Resolution & Reconciliation of Disputes (AFCR) and Terre des hommes Foundation (Hungary), has been implementing ‘Civil society in action to build...
27 May 2019
Eurochild member, Nossa Senhora do Bom Sucesso Foundation (NSBSFoundation), which has promoted health and child development for all since 1951, is behind this award-winning project. The Foundation promotes healthy child development through: health...
27 May 2019
Representatives of the Council of Europe, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), and national stakeholders from Portugal organized a seminar, ‘Effective Protection of Refugee and Migrant Children in Portugal’, in Lisbon on 27–28 May 2019. The...

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