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.
Ovidiu Bunea, Ancuta Bojian, Daniela Cojocaru - Revista de cercetare şi intervenţie socială1 Jul 2017
The aim of this study was to identify the processes that support the good results obtained by the teenagers and young persons who reside in the largest residential centre in the county of Iași, Romania and their concerns regarding the future.
On 20 June, the Advisory Group for Childonomics, a research projected intended to develop a tool to determine long-term social and economic return of investing in children, met in Brussels for its final meeting. The final output of the project in pilot countries Malta and Romania is scheduled to be presented at the International Foster Care Organisations (IFCO) World Conference in November 2017.
An investigation has been opened in the case of a Russian man, who allegedly sexually abused his five foster daughters on a daily basis and has been charged with 729 counts of rape. A second investigation has been opened against the child care service for negligence.
Angelina Davydova Kommersant - The Straits Times24 Jun 2017
A recruitment agency in Russia is helping young care leavers by providing employment training and coaching as well as supporting them to find employment, while also supporting international and Russion companies to recruit applicants from disadvantaged social backgrounds.