Children in Institutions

Residential system reform under threat in Ukraine

After Implementing Order of the Prime Minister of Ukraine aiming for revival and development of residential institutions for children was issued on 23rd June 2010, EveryChild Ukraine called for local and international nongovernmental organizations to appeal against the planned changes that would undermine the achievements made so far in reforming institutional care in Ukraine.

4th IJJO International Conference

International Juvenile Justice Observatory is organizing international conference titled "Building integrative juvenile justice systems: Approaches and methodologies regarding mental disorders and drugs misuse". The conference will take place in Rome, Italy on 9th and 10th November 2010.
The conference is connected with analysis and comparison project run by IJJO in cooperation with a number of European organizations and institutions that share its interest and concern regarding the situation of young offenders in Europe.

Plan International: Learn without fear

The report „Learn without fear" outlines Plan International's global campaign to end violence in schools. It focuses around corporal punishment, sexual violence and bullying in schools. The scale and severity of these forms of school violence, their causes and consequences and ways in which law and policy can be improved are presented. Authors of the report also included descriptions of already implemented intervention programmes tackling school violence.

European survey on children in alternative care

On 27th January in European parliament in Brussels Eurochild launched survey comparing the situation in 30 European countries on children in alternative care. According to Eurochild the outcomes of the survey show that approximately one million children of children in the EU are living in alternative care - including residential, community and family-based care.