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Read the latest news on child protection from around Europe. For news related to the recent refugee crisis in Europe please see our Thematic Page.

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13 Jan 2019
Daily Sabah is reporting about the project led by Turkish children and their parents, aiming to provide protection to Syrian refugees during winter by knitting scarves and barrettes. According to the Daily Sabah, as part of the "Cozy Kindness...
11 Jan 2019
In a short article BBC explains the difference between migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.
11 Jan 2019
A study published by the Federal Forum for Men shows that young male refugees in Germany have difficulties to start their new live – the trauma of surviving the war and persecution, media portraying them as violent, and mental health issues that...
10 Jan 2019
There are still 884 refugee children under the age of 13, and 2,300 young people aged 14-17 who are missing in Germany reports Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung (NOZ) citing Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA). According to them this number is higher now...
10 Jan 2019
The Government of Ireland will accept five unaccompanied child migrants who have been rescued from the Mediterranean. The rescue ships arrived to Malta weeks ago but were refused permission to access ports, leaving around 50 refugees including women...
10 Jan 2019
On 14th December 2018, the Childhood 2025 Coalition held its Christmas meeting where organizations discussed in an informal and festive environment the achievements in the implementation of the policy of deinstitutionalization of children in...
10 Jan 2019
In 1998, 10 years old Issa Abdou left Cameroon with an aim to reach Spain and start playing football in one of the best football leagues. He is now the captain of “Alma de África,” (Soul of Africa), a football team made of immigrants and Spaniards,...
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...
09 Jan 2019
The Council of Europe issued a press release welcoming the re-establishment of a department for national minorities in Lithuania which contributes to increasing the visibility of national minority issues in national politics and overall coordination...
09 Jan 2019
Oxfam is warning about hundreds of pregnant women, unaccompanied children and survivors of torture who have been “abandoned” in refugee camps in Greece. Independent talked to Renata Rendón, Oxfam’s head of mission in Greece who confirmed...

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