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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...
27 Mar 2019
Bearing in mind the current media situation in Serbia, but also in the region, which is reflected in the daily exposure of children to inappropriate content in the media, in violation and abuse of their privacy, but also in the use of children for...
30 Jan 2019
The Protector of Citizens, Zoran Pasalic, in January 2019. addressed the Ministry of Culture of Serbia with the aim of contributing to the realization, protection and promotion of the rights of the child, based on his own initiative and also on...
29 Jan 2019
ASTRA is an organization devoted to the eradication of all forms of exploitation and trafficking in human beings, especially women and children, as well as providing support in looking for missing children. ASTRA pays special attention to raising...
13 Aug 2018
International Training for Educators in Prevention and Response to Human Trafficking Challenges was realized in Belgrade from July 27th to July 31st, organized by the Red Cross of Serbia, with the support of the Unitas Foundation. A total of 25...
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...
13 Feb 2018
The Autonomous Women's Center project is designed as a contribution to the prevention of violence and it is implemented in the period from January 2016 to the end of 2018. Project activities are implemented in 15 cities in Serbia, and include work...
16 Jan 2018
Serbian Center for Protection of Trafficking Victims has published its report for the 2017, announcing that they have received a total of 138 reports (children and adults) for which, based on preliminary identification, they were suspected of being...
01 Mar 2017
Serbian national contact center for child safety on the Internet started to work, and citizens can report Internet abuse or any actions endangering the safety of children on the Internet calling phone number 198-33. The Ministry of Education,...
07 Aug 2015
According to a recent 'Balkan Insight' report, the Serbian government is being urged to investigate cases of missing babies, suspected of abduction. NGOs, YUCOM, Astra, and some other parent organisations argue that within the past 40 years, more...

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