Child protection systems in Eastern Europe

One of the aims of the Childhood without Abuse Project was to strengthen child protection systems in the countries participating in the project - Bulgaria, Lithuania, Latvia, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland and Ukraine. As a step toward diagnosing the systems and changes that has been introduced so far, flow charts of child protection system in each country have been created by the organizations participating in the project.

Corporal punishment prohibited in Moldova

The Moldovan Family Code has been amended to explicitly prohibit corporal punishment by parents and others with parental authority.

Moldova’s State Report analyzed by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

On its 50th session held on 12 - 30 January 2009 Committee on the Rights of the Child considered combined second and third periodic report of the Republic of Moldova on the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Young People’s Voices on Child Trafficking: Experiences from South Eastern Europe

This UNICEF Innocenti Working Paper by Mike Dottridge is based on interviews with 31 children from Albania, Kosovo, Moldova and Romania who experienced trafficking while under 18 years of age. The children decribe their lives before recruitment, their experiences during exploitation, as well as how the managed to escape the traffickers.