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18 May 2020
The Health & Social Development Foundation - HESED has a mission to help individuals from socially isolated groups in caring for their health and in their personal and professional development. This mission is even more important during the...
08 May 2020
ISTANBUL, Turkey — Women in the Western Balkans and Moldova face significant barriers in achieving balance between their family lives and employment. Though these barriers are invisible, they are very real, greatly restricting the important choices...
17 Apr 2020
Youth services are doing everything they can to help young people in need during the Covid-19 pandemic. They are especially focused on alleviating some of the impact on young people’s mental health: isolation, separation from safe places increased...
14 Apr 2020
In a post in the Litera online diary, the president of the InDaHouse Hungary Association, Fruzsina Benkő speaks about what led to her resignation from her job at a youth club and founding of InDaHouse Hungary, a volunteer program that has been...
13 Apr 2020
CHISINAU, Moldova — Young volunteers from a network of youth centres in Moldova have launched an online mobilization campaign to help stop the spread of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Following the recommendations of health authorities,...
03 Apr 2020
The Know-How Centre for the Alternative Care for Children at New Bulgarian University shared an article examining the state of social work during the current state of emergency in Bulgaria. They ask the question "Is it possible to limit human...
24 Mar 2020
The corona virus pandemic has put the state and society around the world, especially health and social care systems, on high alert. Special emergency measures were introduced in Serbia on 15 March. The Network of Children's Organizations of Serbia,...
17 Mar 2020
An unfortunate situation turned into a success story between a social worker and her service user in Suffolk, United Kingdom. Emily was suffering from drug and alcohol misuse; she was in a bad relationship and was about to lose her son. She had a...
21 Feb 2020
#CareDay20 A Care Day initiative launched by a coalition of children’s rights charities in 2016 is celebrating its fifth year with a "Reimagining" theme. Care Day is aimed to bring together children and young people who experienced different care...
23 Jan 2020
Last year, in mid-December, the Irish Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, stated that ‘after too many years of indifference, we are finally seeing a rise of awareness on child poverty’. Comments like this from Ireland’s...

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