Children in Institutions

Newsletter no. 42 by the First Children's Embassy in the World - Megjashi

First Children's Embassy in the World Megjashi from Macedonia has just issued a new newsletter in which you can find the latest contents regarding the ongoing activities within the organization.

Call for papers

Foundation Madara-Bulgaria is announcing International Forum SCHOOL DROPOUT: In Search for the right approach to take place on 29th -31st August 2012 in Sofia . It is addressed to principals of schools, class-teachers, social support agencies, NGOs working with abused and neglected children and other stakeholders interested in the support of children in danger of school dropout from Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Romania.

Implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child for children with intellectual disabilities

This publication provides an overview of the situation of children with intellectual disabilities in twenty two European countries, with a particular focus on five areas: protection against abuse, family support and (de-)institutionalisation, health, education, and participation of children.

Publication on child abuse and neglect in Poland

The NCF quarterly no. 36 "Abused Child. Theory, Research and Practice" consists of statistics concerning child abuse and neglect in Poland eg. experiences of physical and emotional violence, child abandonment, sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children,  mortality of children and youth, child poverty. The purpose of it was to present the scale and nature of these threats on the basis of what is recorded or investigated, but also identify issues about which very little is known.