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Read the latest news on child protection from around Europe. For news related to the recent refugee crisis in Europe please see our Thematic Page.

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14 May 2018
The Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) has just released a new flagship report - Education Under Attack 2018. It shows that deliberate and indiscriminate attacks on schools, universities, students and staff are becoming more...
19 Jun 2016
The Guardian reports that 8 Syrian refugees have been killed by Turkish border guards, three of whom were children. Referencing the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the Guardian also reports that up to 60 Syrian refugees have fallen victim to...
12 Jan 2016
The UNICEF Press Centre reports that in 22 countries affected by conflict, nearly 24 million children living in crisis zones are out of school.  The analysis highlights that nearly one in four of the 109.2 million children of primary and lower...
01 Jul 2015
A 'Ukraine Today' video reports that violence in Ukraine has killed 6,500 people in the past year, wounded 16,000 and left 5 million people in need of humanitarian aid, new UN statistics show. Rudi Luchmann, deputy representative of the UNICEF...
30 Jun 2015
A 'DW' news article reports, the right to education, care and protection - for children growing up in war zones these are little more than empty promises. Currently, in the world's five most conflicted countries - Syria, Iraq, South Sudan, the...

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