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This report reflects on the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on children. It compiles information gathered from 25 countries across Europe, and provides recommendations for improving public policies in the short and long-term to support better outcomes for children and families, including children in alternative care or at risk of separation.
This article explores children’s views and experiences of participation within the context of child protection assessment practice.
In this webinar, hosted by Better Care Network and SOS Children's Villages International, panelists - including careleavers who served as co-trainers in the Leaving Care project - discussed the training, building a supportive network for care leavers, and the support needed to ensure that the rights of young people in alternative care are respected and that they are prepared for an independent life.
This article describes the empirical results of perspectives and experiences of 11 parents’ engagement in child protection assessment practice through in-depth semi-structured interviews in one county in North Estonia.
Join this webinar to walk through the PROMISE Child Participation Tool and to discuss approaches and considerations for soliciting children’s views on their Barnahus experience.
The purpose of this webinar is to shed light on the specific experiences and issues of unaccompanied and separate girls in the European Response.
The 7th Conference of the International Society for Child Indicators will be held on 27-29 August 2019 in the Dorpat Convention Centre in Tartu, Estonia. The conference will be hosted by the University of Tartu.
The content of this Call to Action comes from what was heard from young people with care experience as well as from the professionals working with them. It outlines three primary actions to realize careleavers' rights in the law and in practice and to allocate adequate funds for realizing these rights.
In this article, the authors provide children’s insights into their own life experiences and individual identities. The data was collected during an ethnographic research in one of Estonia’s SOS Children’s Villages (SOS CV).
This factsheet highlights the developments and challenges still ahead in Estonia and offers key recommendations to the EU and the national government to ensure that children are cared for in family-based settings.