Contemporary issues in child protection

[South Eastern Europe] PARENTING IN THE TIME OF CORONA: Children Must be Safe on the Internet
Date of publication: 2020
Now that schools have been closed due to the threat of the corona virus, classes, for most children, are held online. This is one of the greatest benefits that the Internet provides: information and knowledge for everyone, wherever they are.
[Bulgaria] The National Network for Children Bulgaria Calls for More Effective Sex Education
Date of publication: 2020
The National Network for Children Bulgaria shared an article about sexual violence in Bulgaria, the victims' inability to be heard, and the poor or non-existent sex education in the country.
[Bulgaria] The suppressed voice of LGBTI students in Bulgaria
Date of publication: 2020
The National Network for Children Bulgaria reported that the Single Step Foundation and the Bilitis Resource Center Foundation have produced a report on "Attitudes towards LGBTI students in Bulgarian schools".
Two methodologies for working with children leaving residential care
Date of publication: 2020
Publisher: Know-How Centre for Alternative Care for Children
The "Let's Fulfill (Im)Possible Dreams" project, financed by JUST/2017/ACTION GRANTS, has created new methodologies for working with children leaving residential care.
[Bulgaria] The State Agency for Child Protection sued a kindergarten for discriminating against an adopted Roma child
Date of publication: 2020
The independent media platform for human rights journalism Marginalia.bg reported that the Commission for Protection against Discrimination (CPD) has sentenced the kindergarten "Zhelyazko Popnikolov" in Vid
[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

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