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Mariya Cheresheva (BIRN) - Balkan Insight3 Aug 2017

Unaccompanied refugee children in Bulgaria face extreme risks in the country's refugee facilities, including temporary detention, a practice recently legalized contrary to international human rights standards. 

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)20 Jul 2017

This report from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) provides data on migration throughout the EU from 1-30 June 2017. The report includes data on the child protection situation for migrant children, particularly the identification, emergency placement and accommodation of unaccompanied children. 

Opening Doors For Europe's Children1 Jan 2017

The Bulgaria Country Fact Sheet provides short details on the state of institutional care in Bulgaria.

Maria Milkova, Sofia Botevgrad, Byala Apeldoorn – Balkan Insight22 Dec 2016

This article discusses Bulgaria's challenges since the shut down of its crowded institutions, which housed disabled children.

TransMonEE1 Nov 2016

This document summarizes the content of the 6-7 October 2016 Network Meeting of National Statistical Offices. The event comprised of a number of presentations on topics related to the SDGs and data on children in alternative care. 

Better Care Network3 Jun 2016

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Lumos1 Jun 2016

This report shares outcomes to date for a group of 1,292 children and young people with disabilities who have transitioned out of large residential institutions (institutions) into small group homes (SGHs) in the community.

Opening Doors for Europe's Children24 Feb 2016

This brief is part of the Opening Doors for Europe’s Children campaign and is based on the proposal made to the Bulgarian Government by the Coalition ‘Childhood 2025’ to update the structure and content of the updated Action Plan.

For Our Children Foundation15 Jan 2016

For Our Children Foundation will host a conference on 15 January 2016 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Better Care Network and UNICEF17 Dec 2015

Published jointly with UNICEF, this new BCN Working Paper focuses on the role of gatekeeping in strengthening family-based care and reforming alternative care systems. This Working Paper reviews different approaches to gatekeeping in five countries--Brazil, Bulgaria, Indonesia, Moldova, and Rwanda--to consider what has and has not worked, to analyze lessons learned from practice, and to reflect on the implications for improving policy and programs in this area.