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21 Jun 2020
The National Network for Children (Bulgaria) shared the opinion of former Constitutional Court Judge Rumen Nenkov (originally published in Defakto.bg) regarding the inadequacy of organized protests against the new Social Services Act (SSA). Recent...
14 Jun 2020
The National Network for Children Bulgaria issued a reminder that 12 June was World Day Against Child Labor. Today, 152 million children work, and 72 million of which carry out dangerous labor. This means that almost one out of ten children in the...
11 Jun 2020
The Know-How Centre for the Alternative Care for Children, NBU, shared an announcement for the start of the admission process for the Master's programme Psycho-Social Interventions for Children and Families. Social services and support for children...
18 May 2020
On 7th April 2020, Eurochild held a remote meeting of a team working on the question of Children in Alternative Care. A representative of the Know-How Centre for the Alternative Care for Children attended the meeting along with 38 other participants...
11 May 2020
The National Network for Children Bulgaria is in communication with the government on measures to limit the risks to the life and future of Bulgarian children and their families. On March 30, 2020, they sent an open letter demanding specific urgent...
12 Apr 2020
The Amalipe Center for Interethnic Dialogue and Tolerance conducted an online survey on ‘Distant learning: an opportunity for the development of education or a prerequisite for deepening educational inequalities’. Nearly 200 schools have been...
11 Apr 2020
Mayors from the Plovdiv region in Bulgaria have taken the initiative of ensuring worksheets reach children with disabilities in order for them to participate in distance learning during the current pandemic. Katya Stoilova, who heads the Regional...
08 Apr 2020
Social work is, by its very nature, a resource for dealing with social isolation. What happens when this isolation is imposed by modus operandi? Following the outbreak of the pandemic from the novel Coronavirus, industry organizations of social work...
03 Apr 2020
The Know-How Centre for the Alternative Care for Children at New Bulgarian University shared an article examining the state of social work during the current state of emergency in Bulgaria. They ask the question "Is it possible to limit human...
21 Mar 2020
The National Network for Children Bulgaria shared an article about sexual violence in Bulgaria, the victims' inability to be heard, and the poor or non-existent sex education in the country. The article notes that in 2019, official statistics from...

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