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09 Apr 2019
The Croatian Ministry of Science and Education hosted an exchange visit on the subject of ‘Promoting Common Values ​​and Inclusive Education through Cooperation of Educational Institutions and Civil Society Organizations’. The exchange took place 4–...
08 Apr 2019
Roma children engaged in migration are often excluded from compulsory education. The lack of coordination between schools in localities of origin and destination, often coupled with discriminatory attitudes towards the Roma, impede children’s access...
06 Apr 2019
The Hungarian daily, Magyar Nemzet, published an interview with the founder of the Barnahus in the Hungarian city of Szombathely, Dr. Lazary. Now the head of the National Barnahus Know-How Centre, Dr. Lazary talks about the establishment of the...
05 Apr 2019
Immigration detention of children, both of children who are alone or with their  families, is a widespread practice in EU member  states.  Although numbers  of children in detention are not adequately collected and published on national  level, the...
04 Apr 2019
A two-day European Forum on the rights of the child started Tuesday in Brussels. It touched upon detention of children, violence towards refugee and migrant minors, child pornography, and the status of children of jihadi parents who moved to the ...
04 Apr 2019
For the first time in the history of the European Forum on the rights of the child, 9 children and young people participated in the 12th Forum this week. Two of the children, Petra, 15 and Lucija, 13 were supported by Eurochild member “Society Our...
04 Apr 2019
Following the publication of the 2019 Country Reports, the European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care (EEG) prepared reflections on their content to provide expert support to the European Commission in the...
04 Apr 2019
April 2-4 2019 a training was held in Budapest for child protection professionals coming from Eastern Hungary on forensic interviews conducted in the Barnahus. Dr. Gyorgyne Lazary, director of the Barnahus National Knowledge Center of Hungary and...
03 Apr 2019
Anisha Abraham, a paediatrician and teen health specialist, has observed an increasing number of overwhelmed and stressed children – some as young as 9 or 10 years old – and believes boredom could be in the interest of children. Extracurricular...
02 Apr 2019
Council of Europe Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni spoke today at the opening of the 12th European Forum on the Rights of the Child, an annual conference organized by the European Commission that gathers key actors from different...

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