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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...
29 May 2019
UNICEF has conducted Adverse Childhood Experiences Study in Serbia and one of the key findings is that experiences during childhood can affect health throughout the life course. This study is also showing that for every 100 adults in Serbia, about...
10 Feb 2019
A new technology is being developed to prevent exploitation of children by gangs in UK. This is a result of a more than successful pilot done by Children and Family Court Advisory Service (CAFCASS) in which they worked with social workers to achieve...
06 Feb 2019
The BBC Two documentary following children and families affected by domestic abuse aired on February 6th. In the documentary four children witnesses and victims of domestic abuse talk on camera about their experiences and the impact this has had on...
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...
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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