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09 Jul 2019
The Bulgarian National Television news report on SOS Children's Villages’ ‘Firefly - Illuminate the Darkness’ Project draws attention to how foster parents, social workers, psychologists and specialists working with children are trained to protect...
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...
04 Jul 2017
A Russia Today article cites a recent report featured in the Daily Mail, which spotlights the mass enslavement of children and youth throughout England.  The report identifies 1,200 youth in the country being victimized by coerced labor, along with...
24 Jan 2017
GENEVA (24 January 2017) - The Committee on the Rights of the Child today concluded its consideration of the combined second and third report of Serbia on its implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Introducing the report,...
01 Oct 2016
The number of child victims of trafficking in Romania has increased considerably, a Council of Europe report said Friday, urging particular attention be paid to the country's Roma minority and migrant kids. "The number of identified child victims of...
01 Aug 2016
The Parliament Magazine reports that the UN says that every country in the world is affected by human trafficking, whether as a country of origin, transit or destination for victims. There is, it adds, a direct link between the refugee and migration...
12 Jul 2016
The New York Times reports on the UN's announcement to created a new fund aimed at achieving the end of violence against children. The new fund, which the British government have been first to contribute to with £40 million, is designed to support...

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