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06 Oct 2019
A recent study conducted by the University of Birmingham shows that children who are victims of various forms of child abuse or neglect are four times more prone to mental illnesses such as psychoses, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder than those...
03 Sep 2019
Friends of Children of Serbia inform all citizens that the website decaimediji has started operating, where they can get informed about the problem of abuse and report media and political abuse of children. This organization draws attention to the...
09 Aug 2019
Terre des hommes Moldova provided training on child protection systems and safeguarding policy in sports during a seminar for teachers, leaders, and coaches under the ‘Open Fun Football Schools’ (OFFS) project and ‘Sport - School – Police’ (SSP)...
09 Jul 2019
A subregional, high-level conference on ‘Smart investment in strategies and partnerships to prevent and address violence against children’ took place in Sofia, on 27–28 June. The event gathered more than 150 experts and representatives of state...
23 Jun 2019
More than 5,000 young Romanians aged under 18 disappeared from home in the last year (April 30, 2018 - May 20, 2019), according to data from the Criminal Investigation Directorate of the General Police Inspectorate presented by Save the Children...
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20 Jun 2019
Regional conference on the prevention and elimination of violence against children to gather international experts in Sofia The event will take place on June 27-28 Violence against children exists in every nation, community, ethnic or religious...
06 Jun 2019
ChildPact is launching a call for contributions and invites institutions and representatives from the NGO sector to fill in an on line Survey aimed at mapping the activities currently being conducted in line with the INSPIRE framework (Seven...
06 May 2019
In remarks made during discussions at the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku, on 2 May, Aaron Greenberg, Senior Regional Advisor for Europe and Central Asia, Child Protection at UNICEF, said 50–70 percent of children in the world...
24 Apr 2019
The UN, in partnership with the European Union, has launched the #ACTtoProtect, a campaign for children affected by armed conflict. The international community has identified the six most common, grave violations against children in times of war:...
INSPIRE training in Romania
15 Apr 2019
Terre des hommes Romania organised a training on 11–12 April 2019 on the INSPIRE Strategies to End Violence Against Children for representatives from three General Directions of Social Work and Child Protection from Bucharest and Save the Children...

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