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05 Dec 2019
Within the regional ChildHub initiative, the Center for Youth Integration, in cooperation with the Republic Institute for Social Protection and the Network of Children's Organizations of Serbia (MODS), organized the Conference 'Children in the...
08 Oct 2019
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has prepared a submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on children’s right to a healthy environment, in advance of its 2020 annual meeting on this topic. The impact of environmental...
09 Sep 2019
Projekt Maramures is accused of using German teens for slave labour, rather than providing them with ‘re-education’, all at a huge cost to the state. The project's managers deny all claims of abuse and exploitation. Five individuals were arrested...
13 Aug 2019
The user's guide and training module on ‘Unified Standard Operating Procedures for Transnational Cooperation on Case Management - Based on the Annex to Bi-National Protocols for the Protection of Victims and Potential Victims of Trafficking with a...
12 Aug 2019
In a press release, the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, or Europol, announced the results of a European-wide joint operation against the trafficking of minors for sexual exploitation, forced begging, and labour exploitation....
25 Jul 2019
The Network of Organizations for Children in Serbia  (MODS), and Center for Youth Integration  (CYI), express their concern over a directive issued by the Ministry of Labour, Employment, Veterans' Affairs and Social Affairs to all centres for social...
12 Jun 2019
According to the United Nations, the amount of children working in agriculture has increased by an estimate of 10 million since 2012. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) celebrated 12 June, which marks the World Day Against Child Labour, by...
28 May 2019
"The numbers of trafficked children are on the rise." stressed Sarah Di Giglio, Senior Policy Officer on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery at the IOM.  According to ECPAT UK (Every Child Protected Against Trafficking) “Albanian and Vietnamese...
22 May 2019
The Dutch Senate has ratified the Child Labour Due Diligence Bill end of May, three years after the law was first introduced in parliament. The law mandates all companies that sell or deliver goods or services in the Netherlands, whether they are...
10 Apr 2018
In more than 130 countries, since 2011, around the world, April the 12th is marked as International Day for Street Children. Previous year was significant since the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child adopted  its General Comment  on Children in...

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