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21 Jan 2020
The National Network for Children Bulgaria reported that there are teachers willing to work with vulnerable students in Bulgaria but only one teacher from the city of Shumen has been approved by the Ministry of Education under the Motivated Teachers...
13 Jan 2020
According to the Mayor of Carei, Jenő Kovács, education and jobs are needed for the integration of the Roma, so the municipality is developing more than six million in initiatives to help the local Roma community in closing the gap. The municipality...
20 Dec 2019
The Know-How Centre for the Alternative Care for Children, New Bulgarian University, shared a webinar organized under the 'Fulfilling (Im)Possible Dreams' project and the Child Protection Network, which was held in November, 2019. The webinar...
11 Dec 2019
The stop-start trial of Titi, Constantin Radu, and 25 other men has gone on for more than nine years. The 66-year-old man and his gang are accused of trafficking Romanian Roma minors to Western Europe for a  life of forced criminality, panhandling...
28 Nov 2019
On 14 November 2019, a conference was held on the topic of combating racial discrimination and intolerance in North Macedonia. It was co-organised by the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) and the Ministry of Labour and Social...
27 Nov 2019
The far-right League introduced in the Regional Council of Piedmont a new bill titled Rules on the Regulation of Nomadism and Combatting Abusiveness. The bill was approved on the 8th of November by the Regional Council. According to Associazione per...
14 Nov 2019
Since 2009, the Science and Education Ministry of Croatia co-funded preschool education and covered the kindergarten fee for all members of the Roma minority. However, payment was late for 12 Roma children, and even though the kindergarten knows...
08 Nov 2019
Child-related extract from the assessment the situation of trafficking in persons, especially women and children, and identify the progress made and remaining challenges in combating this human rights violation by Maria Grazia: Children,...
22 Oct 2019
Beto (13) and Raluca (14) are from Bucharest, Romania. They both live in poor neighbourhoods with their families. Beto has 3 brothers. They live together with their mom in a small room that has no electricity. Raluca lives with her parents, two...
10 Oct 2019
The Roma community is one of the largest minority groups in the EU, with an estimated number of 10 million Roma living in Europe. Helena Dalli, the EU new commissioner for equality, has stated that she will soon visit one of the most discriminated...

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