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10 Oct 2019
The European Commission notified 13 Member States (Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czechia, Greece, Estonia, Finland, France, Hungary, Luxembourg, Latvia, Poland and Slovenia) for failing to implement EU rules on combating the sexual abuse and sexual...
30 Nov 2018
The European Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), in close cooperation with the European Commission (EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator’s Office), on 28 and 29 November 2018, brought together at Eurojust, the EU Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation...
08 Mar 2017
The European Anti-bullying Network (EAN) in cooperation with Ogilvy & Mather Berlin developed a new and interactive way to talk directly to children and young people about bullying by raising awareness and mobilizing the actors involved in the...
07 Feb 2017
According to a national study on the phenomenon of bullying, conducted by Save the Children in 2016, one in four children has been publicly humiliated in front of others, and three in ten students were threatened with beating by other colleagues. In...
28 Sep 2016
'RTE' reports that live streaming of child sexual abuse and so-called "revenge porn" is on the rise on the internet, Europe's police agency has warned, saying vulnerable children are increasingly falling victim to sexual predators. "Live distant...
04 Aug 2016
This report by The Guardian focuses on the many forms of violence experienced by refugees living in the French camps at Calais and Dunkirk. Violence has become a reality for the vast majority of people there and it is perpetrated by the police,...
03 Mar 2016
The Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers has just adopted new Council of Europe Strategy for the Rights of the Child (2016-2021). It will be launched at a High Level Conference in Sofia on 5 and 6 April 2016, during the Bulgarian Chairmanship...
23 Jun 2015
ERRC reports about the EU Roma Framework articulated by the European Commission. The commission devoted lots of attention to Roma civil society building and funds invested to the human capital in such areas as employment, education, social inclusion...
08 Apr 2015
Amsteny International reports that in countries across Europe - Greece, the Czech Republic, France, and Slovakia, to name but a few - Roma are too often treated as second-class citizens. Enduring systematic social exclusion, extremely poor living...
09 Feb 2015
Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised by Insafe in February of each year to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially among children and young people across the world. Safer Internet Day 2015 will be...

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