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11 Mar 2020
Becca Dove, family worker and Tim Fisher, social worker wrote an article in CommunityCare on lived experience and peer support approaches in child protection. Beginning with a story on a real-world example telling how social services were...
28 Feb 2020
Horrifying photos taken at a public institution that is supposed to care for disabled children outside of Sarajevo have recently been published. The photos show children with their hands bound together and tied to radiators. These shocking pictures...
16 Jan 2020
Greece's first integrated online platform for adoption and fostering will be implemented by the end of January. It will help reduce and significantly simplify the adoption process, according to the country's Deputy Minister for Social Solidarity,...
11 Dec 2019
Opening Doors brought together five major international organisations: Eurochild, Hope and Homes for Children, the International Foster Care Organisation (IFCO), the European branch of the International Federation of Educative Communities (FICE...
03 Dec 2019
A progressive decision has been made by the Child Welfare Office in the case of two families represented by TASZ, subsequently allowing children to return to their families. In the case of the first family, from Lyukóvölgy, the Office stressed that...
25 Nov 2019
The Bács-Kiskun County Child Protection Organizations held a professional conference on the effective operation of the signalling system and child-friendly justice on the International Day for Children’s Rights and the Prevention of Violence against...
18 Nov 2019
The Bulgarian National Radio shared their interview with Radostina Antonova from the Know-How Center for Alternative Care for Children at NBU, discussing the process of deinstitutionalization in Bulgaria, the foundation of family-type homes for...
17 Oct 2019
Last school year took place in the program called "School after school". After evaluation, the Cluj-Napoca municipality considered it successful in all aspects and plans to extend the program to other schools in the following years. The children...
11 Oct 2019
According to information by the newspaper 168 óra, the Budapest Police Headquarters has already launched two investigations into the Pest County Child Protection Center and Territorial Child Protection Service (PM Tegyesz), because of procedures for...
23 Sep 2019
Romania is set to implement a national IT system for child adoptions, the country's government announced on 17 September. The project, which costs around 9.7 million euros, is part of Romania's 2020 National Digital Agenda Strategy. It aims to...

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