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04 Oct 2019
Dr Szilvia Gyurkó, children’s rights expert’s thoughts are summarized in nlc.hu article about what needs to happen in order to eliminate violence and abuse in children’s lives. Hungarian children are the least aware of their rights in Europe. A...
08 Feb 2019
PIG is an independent project of the Bulgarian director Drago Sholev and will be part of the main competition program of the upcoming Sofia Film Fest. The film tells the story of the thirteen-year-old Stoyan, played by Rumen Kochev, whom everyone...
28 Nov 2018
Deputies voted unanimously to adopt amendments to the Penal Code that criminalize all forms of domestic violence in Bulgaria. Despite the rejection of the Istanbul Convention, the government has focused on more than a dozen rules to combat domestic...
14 Nov 2018
Thanks to the hospitality of the Swedish Embassy, and the support of the PROMISE II project, Maria Gorosch, police officer in the Stockholm Barnahus, and Alda Hrönn Jóhannsdottir, Icelandic prosecutor visited Budapest and met with various...
07 Aug 2018
About 70 % of children in Ukraine are facing bullying in their daily life and 20% of children who carry out bullying do not understand what they are doing. The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine launched a Stop Bulling Information Campaign for Children...
18 Oct 2016
Prishtina 17 October 2016 Coalition of NGOs for Child Protection KOMF has delivered a press release expressing its concern on the high rates of violence against children. Statistics show a high rate of violence against children. According to Kosovo...

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