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07 Aug 2019
The Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children led a working conference on ‘Interinstitutional Cooperation in Implementing an Integrated Tool for Assessing the Needs of a Child at Risk of Dropping out of School’ in July. The conference...
13 Jul 2019
The National Network for Children announced that the Bulgarian Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (MLSP) has announced the passage of significant changes in child protection legislation. The Ministry notes that these changes do not introduce new...
18 May 2019
The National Network for Children, Bulgaria, announced two new services for children at risk officially opened in the city of Kazanlak: the Emergency Center for Accommodating Children at Risk, and the Blue Room in the Center for Public Support. The...
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...
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...
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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