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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...
28 Sep 2018
Cafe del Montenegro reports that a new support service, a shelter for children victims of family violence will be opened by the end of October 2018 at the Children's Home "Mladost" in Bijela, in the municipality of Herceg Novi. The shelter for...
27 Sep 2018
At its 91st session, the Government of Montenegro adopted the Report on the implementation of the Strategy for the Prevention and Protection of Children against Violence 2017-2021 with the Action Plan for 2017. The Strategy applies to all children...
06 Jun 2017
The Guardian recently announced that a top charity in the United Kingdom is encouraging parental figures to better safeguard their children on the internet, as statistical evidence recently demonstrated an increase in youth exposure to online...
27 May 2016
Ministry of Education, Science and Technology - in the framework of its work- is dedicated to the prevention of violence in schools and it is one of its primary responsibilities to ensure the implementation of "Regulation 21/2013 on protocol for...
25 Jan 2016
The European Roma Rights Centre reports that the deaths of two small Romani children on January 1 and January 3  in Slovakia went largely unremarked and unreported in the European media. One child froze to death, the other died in a fire. This last...

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