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30 Jun 2016
On 28 July 2016, a workshop "Exchange of experience between Case Management Roundtables (CMR's) of municipalities of Gjakova, Obiliq, Klina and Istog" was held with the support of Terre des Hommes offices in Prishtina. The workshop was organized in...
Visit to Drop in Center Bihać, photo by Velija Hasanbegović/Save the Children
24 Jun 2016
Drop-in centers provide support and protection services for street involved children and children at risk. In these centers children can get a warm meal, assistance in enrolling in school, help with their homework, assistance in being able to...
08 Jun 2016
Ivana Sekularac writes for the Reuters news portal about the newly published report by the Human Rights Watch organisation. The report said Serbia shuts disabled children away in institutions with substandard care and the European Union must make...
03 May 2016
The launching of the report ’Strengthening family based care, strengthening social work- A situation analysis of foster care in Kosovo’ will take place on Wednesday 4th of May 2016, from 09:00 to 13:00, at Emerald Hotel, Pristina- Skopje Highway. ...
08 Apr 2016
The Focus Information Agency reports on the Ombudsman of the Republic of Bulgaria Maya Manolova efforts to deal with the child protection in the institutions in Bulgaria. The Bulgarian Ombudsman organised a round-table discussion themed Ombudsman’s...
30 Mar 2016
Office of Good Governance in Kosovo, in cooperation with UNICEF, organized a consultative meeting with local stakeholders of region of Gjilan to discuss challenges, progress and opportunities for the realization of children's rights. Findings from...
30 Mar 2016
The Daily Mail reports that the head of the police watchdog, Sir Tom Winsor, has announced that many police officer and departments were unable to spot the signs of honor violence towards women and young girls, resulting in a failure to protect them...
08 Mar 2016
UNICEF BiH with Media partners signed Memo on cooperation in best interest of every child on March 7, 2016. The memorandum includes interest to support the promotion of issues relevant to the rights of the child and protection of children's rights...
08 Mar 2016
The UN has launched a new initiative aimed at ending child marriages around the world by the year 2030. Accorfding to the UN, child marriages violate the rights and potential of millions of girls and women. Girls who are married while still children...

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