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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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03 Jun 2019
The Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children (NBU), and the Reflective Learning Bulgaria Association have created a training tool for the ‘Firefly’ project, developed by SOS Children's Villages Bulgaria in partnership with SOS Children'...
29 Apr 2019
The National Herald reports that the number of unaccompanied minors (UAM) seeking asylum in Greece has increased in 2018, at the same time warning about the complaints from the activists in Greece that those minors are being 'routinely locked up in...
30 Aug 2018
More than half of all croatian citizens think that Croatia should be open to refugees looking for protection, and about two thirds don’t agree with the idea of Croatia being closed by wire or walls. This was found by the research Prevalence and...
13 Mar 2017
In this Op-Ed, the availability of education for school going refugee children in various host countries in Europe is discussed. While host countries do not have an obligation to provide education to refugee children, this op-ed concludes that in...
15 Jul 2016
WTSP reports that a leading humanitarian group is blasting Pfizer (PFE) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for what it says is a refusal to lower the price of their pneumonia vaccines, making it harder to treat refugee children in Greece and in other...
14 Jun 2016
Reuters reports on a recent UNICEF report that says that many refugee children face severe hardships on their journey to Europe, including death, rape, forced labour, drownings in the mediterranean and other kinds of abuse. The report indicates that...
26 May 2016
Destination Unknown reports on how 4,000 refugees based in the Idomeni refugee camp have been relocated. Despite the necessity of the relocation, Terre Des Hommes is calling on the EU and Greece to protect the safety of the children in the camp as...
20 May 2016
Reuters reports on an effort by celebrities to pressure the UK government to accept more refugee children in an effort to reunite them with their families in the UK. The campaign launched by UNICEF is aimed to urge the UK government to take in more...
06 May 2016
The Guardian reports on how many of Syria's children who have fled the conflict in their country, end up working in sweatshops in Turkey. The article contains a video and pictures showing the life of these young boys working in a sweatshop.  One of...
02 Dec 2015
The conference "Challenges of the refugee crisis: borders, transit and integration" was held on 30th November 2015 in House of Europe in Zagreb, Croatia. It was organized by Centre for the Study of Ethnicity, Citizenship and Migration (CEDIM) in...

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