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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...
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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 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...
09 Aug 2018
Join the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance, the Global Partnership to End Violence and UNICEF for a webinar on Thursday, September 27, to examine the important role of the social service workforce in achieving the seven strategies outlined in...
05 Sep 2017
UNICEF and the Child Rights Center Uzice, with the financial support of the European Union, have announced the launch of advocacy campaigns in 20 municipalities in Serbia, in order to improve the response to violence against children. The essence of...
25 Jul 2017
The Network of Children's Organizations of Serbia (MODS) and the Women Against Violence Network sent to the Ministry of Labor, Employment, Veterans' Affairs and Social Affairs, the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of the Interior Recommendations...
07 Feb 2017
In the context of School Day of Non-violence and Peace, marked on 30 January, the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Moldova published the report regarding the reported cases of violence against children during the first semester of the 2016-...
15 Feb 2016
An opinion piece in the Guardian, written by Joanna Bourke, comments on the idea that government after government makes bold claims about eradicating these awful crimes, yet the statistics remain damning.  It is a disturbing fact that nearly a third...

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