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[Serbia] Research among students has shown that children do not see themselves in the media
02 Dec 2019
On the occasion of the celebration of November 20, International Children's Day, Friends of Children of Serbia published data from the mini-survey Children and Traditional and New Media, conducted in Children's Week during the Student Parliaments
[United Kingdom] Social Work England confirms online CPD system as it takes over regulation of profession
02 Dec 2019
New regulations for recording continuing professional development (CPD) are changed by Social Work England. Social workers have to record CPD every year under the annual registration.
[Georgia] Strengthening responses to child sexual exploitation and abuse in Georgia
29 Nov 2019
At the end of November, a Council of Europe experts met the key stakeholders and authorities to identify gaps in legalisation, policies and practise of online and offline child sexual exploitation and abuse in Georgia.
[European Union] The Number of Hungarian Children Living in Another EU Country nearly Doubled in Five Years
28 Nov 2019
In the last five years, the number of Hungarian children living outside of Hungary in another EU country has doubled, reaching 53,000. In the case of Romania, there are almost 600,000 Romanian children living outside of Romania.
[European Union] Combating racial discrimination and intolerance in North Macedonia
28 Nov 2019
On 14 November 2019, there was a conference held on the topic of combating racial discrimination and intolerance in North Macedonia, co-organised by the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) an
[Serbia] Campaign "Support, Not Perfection"
28 Nov 2019
Recognizing the need to further empower parents so that they can provide the best possible support for their children, the Novak Djokovic Foundation, through collaboration with the agency ALMA QUATTRO, has launched a billboard campaign "Support, N
[International] What Can We Learn from Young People’s Views on Online Sexual Harm?
27 Nov 2019
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse published their research with young people concerning their views and experiences of online ris
[Italy] A new law against Roma camps in Italy
27 Nov 2019
The far-right League introduced in the Regional Council of Piedmont a new bill titled Rules on the Regulation of Nomadism and Combatting Abusiveness. The bill was approved on the 8th of November by the Regional Council.
[Bulgaria] Report Criticizes the Conditions of Bulgarian Group Homes for Children with Disabilities
26 Nov 2019
Balkan Insight reported on Disability Rights International's (DRI) critique of the lack of significant change in the ways in which childre


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