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12 Sep 2019
‘The most important thing adults can do is to love children more and listen to what they say.’ This opinion was shared by 9 out of 10 children when asked what they thought was the most important thing adults can do to end violence against children....
05 Sep 2019
70 per cent of children aged between 8 and 18 in Albania affected by some form of violence based on a report by the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights in 2018. 46 per cent of these cases are not reported due to indifference and even 36...
25 Jun 2019
In Hungary, there is a law banning corporal punishment since 2005, but 2/3rd of parents think it is okay to hit their child. Surprisingly, 50% of children think it's okay to be hit by their parents.  It is well known that violence in childhood...
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...
01 Nov 2017
  UNICEF has just published a report on the issue of violence against children. Some of the key facts of the report ”A Familiar Face: Violence in the lives of children and adolescents”: Three quarters of children aged 2 to 4 worldwide – close to...
27 Dec 2016
According to joint planning by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Kosovo and Save the Children, the second part of training of teachers was held, to use the methodological training manual for the prevention of...
18 Oct 2016
Civil society in Kosovo is trying to raise the awareness of the public about domestic violence. According to sociologists and psychologists peopel receive better training on how to address this problem. Last Friday most of the media reported about a...
10 Oct 2016
Save the Children Romania implemented in the past year a project aimed at preventing and combating domestic violence on children, through a training program financed by Norway. A total of 550 specialists from Bucharest and nine other counties across...
30 Sep 2016
'Sputnik' reports that on September 27, five boys aged between 12 and 16 were detained, while they carried plastic toy guns in the Greek capital of Athens. During the detention, police had reportedly ill-treated children because allegedly they were...
13 Sep 2016
Janjevë / Lipjan, September 13 - Lipljan Municipality has decided to sue the family of the student who attended the school "Shtjefën Gjeçovi" in Janjeva for obstruction of his schooling. Koha Ditore writes that parents did not like the fact that...

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