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Read the latest news on child protection from around Europe. For news related to the recent refugee crisis in Europe please see our Thematic Page.

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14 Oct 2019
There is a house in a quiet neighbourhood in Belgrade where the most vulnerable children have a chance for a better life. The “Pedro Arrupe” Integration House is a shelter for victims of physical, psychological and sexual violence, and to young boys...
22 Apr 2019
The Terre des hommes Romania organized round table, Inter-Institutional Collaboration Practices for Assisting Vulnerable Minors, gathered social-work and child-protection professionals from NGOs and public institutions to identify functional models...
20 Feb 2019
The number of refugee and migrant children has been on the rise across Europe. There are many instances in which the host country has failed to provide essential services to migrant and refugee children that would help identify them, process their...
21 Jan 2019
Amid the reports of the number of refugees and migrants who lost their lives trying to reach Europe, UNICEF issued a press release urging governments to act and provide better protection to refugee and migrant children. UNICEF sites reports...
06 Dec 2018
The Muppets are working together with the LEGO Foundation to help refugee children suffering from trauma and with no access to education. Watch the video on the link below to learn more about this project!
13 Mar 2017
'The Independent' reports that the UK could have taken in up to 100 child refugees a week through fostering agencies, were it not for a Home Office veto.  Charity leader Andy Elvin, the chief executive of TACT Care, the UK’s largest fostering and...
29 Jul 2016
Europe is failing to protect unaccompanied children on the move, reports the Huffington Post on a House of Lords Committee enquiry. The Children in Crisis report claims that the UK government has failed to support its European partners in taking...
Visit to Drop in Center Bihać, photo by Velija Hasanbegović/Save the Children
24 Jun 2016
Drop-in centers provide support and protection services for street involved children and children at risk. In these centers children can get a warm meal, assistance in enrolling in school, help with their homework, assistance in being able to...
12 Jun 2016
The Turkish weekly reports that experts have expressed alarm that the already high figure of child laborers in Turkey, which numbered almost 1 million in 2012, has been increasing, as millions of Syrian refugees try to earn a living after crossing...
12 Apr 2016
New Europe reports that 5,835 children and teenager refugees had disappeared in Germany over the past year, with 555 of them being under the age of 14. On Monday, the German Interior Ministry was forced to give the figure to the German news...

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