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25 Jul 2019
Save the Children Italy has published a report providing an updated overview of the trafficking and exploitation systems of minors in Italy, with a special focus on sexual exploitation. The 13th edition of the report was published days ahead of the...
Foto: Facebook, Ion Lazarenco Tiron

Foto: Facebook, Ion Lazarenco Tiron

23 Jul 2019
Moldovan swimmer, and candidate for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, Ion Lazarenco Tiron will swim 30 kilometres on the Dniester River to raise awareness of the importance of respecting children's rights. The action is organized by UNICEF Moldova and ...
23 Jul 2019
Children from an after-school club at St Fillan's Primary School in Scotland, have created a short animated film that shows the journey of a refugee woman from Syria to Glasgow. The film, ‘Under the Jasmine Tree’, raises awareness of the struggles...
21 Jul 2019
Every 6-7th girl and every 10th boy are subject to some form of sexual abuse before the age of 18. Inconceivable numbers and facts. Just as 90 percent of sexual abuse is done by close acquaintances, two thirds by family members. At a conference on...
19 Jul 2019
A recent study by researchers from Oregon State University (OSU) in the United States, recommends that schools should provide children with a daily recess experience that goes beyond a momentary halt in their educational activities. According to the...
19 Jul 2019
Following eighteen months of drafting, the Csongrád County Child and Victim Protection Agreement has been completed. The agreement aims to enhance the cooperation of experts within the child protection system. The policy was initiated by social...
18 Jul 2019
In 2015, Barnevernet, a Norwegian family and child welfare services authority, removed five children from their parents due to physical abuse. Later it was reported that Norwegian authorities disapproved of the practices used for the upbringing of...
17 Jul 2019
Asociatia Blondie is looking for volunteers to care for children who have been abandoned in hospitals. Carers would lovingly perform parental tasks like reading to and playing with the children.  To volunteer, please complete the following form.
17 Jul 2019
Exactly 24 hours following the tragedy in Đakovo, where an employee of the Centre for Social Work was killed by her client and her colleague was wounded, social workers protested in front of the Ministry of Demography, Family, Youth, and Social...
17 Jul 2019
On October 15, a children's rights conference, 'From Silence to Spoken Words–Pannonhalma Children's Rights Symposium', will be held in Pannonhalma, organized by the Pannonhalma Archabbey and the Hintalovon Children's Rights Foundation. The...

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