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Dear Colleagues,

This newsletter brings you many interesting updates from our region and fresh publications around children in conflict with the law and new, practical tools to support the COVID interventions. Scroll down to find current news and publications and attractive vacancies in the region!

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Yours,
The Child Protection Hub Team

News and Publications

09 Jun 2020

There are currently 152 million children in child labour, 72 million of whom carry out hazardous work. Almost one in ten of all children worldwide are in child labour. The current health and economic crisis, which appeared with COVID-19, could...

04 Jun 2020

Thousands of citizens and civil society activists demonstrated in Tirana last Thursday after a 15-year-old girl suffered sexual abuse by staff at her school. Protestors demanded more severe punishments for sex offenders and a more active role for...

25 May 2020

The entity police in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Hercegovina, as a member of the International Organization ‘Amber Alert Europe’, will mark 25 May, the International Day of Missing Children, by conducting a campaign, #DontBeAnEasyCatch, which aims...

28 May 2020

The governments of Kosovo and Montenegro have continued their commitment and efforts in the fight against human trafficking and the protection of victims through proper coordination, communication and exchange of information. As a result of...

01 Jun 2020

The Coalition of NGOs for the Protection of Children in Kosovo - KOMF has published the Monitoring Report "My Municipality, My Social Right" on the process of decentralization of social services in Kosovo. This report elaborates on the factors that...

Justice for Children

26 May 2020

Freedom is as important as life itself; a lesson most young people in detention become keenly aware of. Young people in detention have the right to a decent future, and their time in detention should help prepare them for this. But how do they...

01 Jun 2020

In the current situation in Albania, the establishment of a model of reintegration for children in conflict with the law is urgent. International expert Tim Chapman and Tdh Albania, in collaboration with all major state and non-public stakeholders,...

23 Apr 2020

The research of the New Truth Project on child sexual abuse in custodial institutions revealed that children who had been exposed to such inhuman treatment faced extreme violence. Child sexual abuse survivors from the 1950s–2010s shared their...

New Tools for COVID-19 Interventions

04 Jun 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the practice of many professionals, including those in the field of child protection. In order to support frontline workers and managers in their work to protect children during this time of pandemic,...

28 May 2020

#CovidUnder19 is an initiative led by children and young people, with the support of child rights activists, experts and other key stakeholders. They are working together to create spaces for children across the globe to be meaningfully involved in ...

02 Apr 2020

Parenting in the time of COVID-19 To help parents interact constructively with their children during this time of confinement, these one-page tips for parents cover planning one-on-one time, staying positive, creating a daily routine, avoiding bad...

18 May 2020

Managing Stress and Anxieties If you have worries, fears and other stressors, writing them down and throwing away the paper can be a good way to feel you've released them. As for Coronavirus-related worries, pay attention only to reliable sources...

02 Jun 2020

Children can heal quickly from small physical injuries, but what about emotional trauma? Researchers identify three types of stress: positive, tolerable and toxic. Positive stress is a brief stressor (first day of preschool, scraped knee) followed...

Vacancies

16 Jun 2020

To support project management in its education section, UNICEF seeks a consultant to support the design, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the main projects in the area of IE towards achieving Output 2 of the WP in the Education Programme...

26 Jun 2020

Background: Terre des hommes and the Montenegro Center for Child Rights won the project 'IPA II – Multi-annual Action Programme for Montenegro on Employment, Education and Social Policies (2015–2017) EuropeAid/162650/ID/ACT/ME'. The project will...

12 Jun 2020

The Council of Refugee Women in Bulgaria (CRWB) is looking for a Social Worker for appointment within the project 'Comprehensive Integration Support for Legally Resident Third Country Nationals', funded by the EU AMIF Programme within the Bulgarian...

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