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02 Dec 2015
UNICEF reports that in a high-level panel discussion, co-organized with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and the Governments of Austria, Chile, Norway and Thailand, SRSG Santos Pais launched a new study on the critical role of criminal...
28 Nov 2015
The economic weekly 'HVG' published an interview with Terre des hommes' regional juvenile justice advisor, Dr. Szilvia Gyurko about the reaction of children to the recent terrorist attacks. She explains that parents should not try and explain the...
05 Nov 2015
It is reported by The Slovak Spectator, that the government has given up on solving problems that confront the Roma community during its current terms. The news article states that the government has criticized the use of EU money to solving the...
23 Oct 2015
This Business Insider article presents the struggle that Zaki Khalil, a Syrian refugee, is facing in trying to get his family across Europe. According to the refugee, the most difficult part for his family has been crossing the Serbo-Macedonian...
13 Oct 2015
George Hollingbery from The News reports that there is a moral duty on Britain and the rest of Europe, when it comes to allowing Syrian refugees into their country. As seen along many coastlines of Europe, many refugees are in danger especially when...
10 Aug 2015
'The Portugal News' reports about the formal complaint that was made by The Portuguese Consumer Rights Association APDC to the Directorate-General for Consumers, against a number of household brands and companies which it claims have illegally used...
10 Aug 2015
The Roma people of Serbia, who are frequently subject to discrimination and racism in Serbia, face bleak prospects as they seek refuge in Germany, acccording to a DW report. Dragon (pseudonym), a young Roma from Sabac in Serbia, is applying for...
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...
02 Jul 2015
BBC News reports, that police forces need to improve failings in child protection, a watchdog's report has said. Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary examined forces across England and Wales, including North Wales Police and Dyfed-Powys Police...
02 Jul 2015
'Yahoo News' reports, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on Thursday calling for an end to child, early and forced marriage, and recognizing child marriage as a violation of human rights, a move campaigners welcomed as...

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