Contemporary issues in child protection

[Bulgaria] Bulgaria's Roma Population: EU Citizens, but Still Not Equal to their Compatriots
Date of publication: 2020
The issue of Roma integration in Bulgaria is generally a topic confined to the territory of the country itself.
[Bulgaria] Bulgarian Civil Society Calls on EU Commissioners to Assist with Hate Campaigns against the Social Services Act
Date of publication: 2020
Eurochild reported that over 60 Bulgarian civil society organisations (CSOs) called on six EU Commissioners in a letter to urge the Bulgarian government to effectively act against hate campaigns which questio
[International] The UN is focusing on the rights of children without parental care
Date of publication: 2020
On 18th December 2019, the UN General Assembly Third Comittee formally adopted a Resolution on the Rights of the Child, which focuses on the rights of children without parental care.
[BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA] Signed Memorandum with B-H Association of Social Workers and Other Professionals to Enhance Further Cooperation with Child Hub Activities
Date of publication: 2020
Signed Memorandum with B-H Association of Social Workers and Other Professionals: to enhance further cooperation in relation to Child Hub activities in BiH
[United Kingdom] Press release: ‘Accessibility Plans as Effective Tools for Inclusion in Schools, Are They Working?’ research report launch
Date of publication: 2020
A recently-published report, funded by the Disability Research on Independent Living & Learning program and supervised by The Alliance for Inclusive Education, raised concerns about the failure of schools to enact Accessibility Plans, and ther
[Bulgaria] More Candidates for Teaching in Problematic Areas for Teach Bulgaria Foundation than Program Launched by the Ministry of Education and Science
Date of publication: 2020
The National Network for Children Bulgaria reported that there are teachers willing to work with vulnerable students in Bulgaria, but only one teacher from the city of Shumen has been approved by the Ministry of Education under the Motivated Teach
[Bulgaria] A Team from the Olga Stoyanova Orphanage in Dupnitsa, Bulgaria, Shared their Experience via Webinar (in Bulgarian)
Date of publication: 2019
The Know-How Centre for the Alternative Care for Children, New Bulgarian University, shared a webinar organized under the 'Fulfilling (Im)Possible Dreams' project and the Child Protection Network, which was held in November, 2019.
[Bulgaria] KHC Supported the Standpoint on the Bill to Repeal the Social Services Act
Date of publication: 2019
Forty-nine Bulgarian organizations supported the
The long-term negative effect of institutionalization on children placed in institutions from an early age [Video]
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Know-How Centre for the Alternative Care for Children
We are sharing this video material with interviews conducted at last month's International Conference Deinstitutionalization of Childcare: Investing in Change. In the video, Professor Nathan Fox, Professor Charles Nelson III and Dr.
[Bosnia and Herzegovina] Bosnia must Immediately Close Vucjak Migration Camp - Council of Europe
Date of publication: 2019
The Council of Europe raised their concern regarding the Vucjak migration camp located in Bosnia and Hercegovina; the Council urged the Bosnian government to close the migration camp and to take further steps in improving the quality of treatment

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