Southern Europe

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in Southern Europe. Browse the resources by country or category for more specific information.

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UNICEF7 Mar 2018

UNICEF is seeking a National Consultant to support the periodic reporting of Albania to the Committee on the Rights of Child. 

Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children14 Feb 2018

Prepared for the Agenda 2030 for Children: End Violence Solutions Summit, held in Stockholm, Sweden, on 14-15 February 2018, this report tracks progress towards prohibition and elimination of corporal punishment of children in Pathfinding countries. 

Opening Doors for Europe's Children1 Feb 2018

The 2017 country factsheets provide an update on the status of child protection and care reforms from 16 European countries that are the focus of Opening Doors for Europe’s Children campaign in Phase II. 

Caterina Balenzano, Gabrielle Coppola, Rosalinda Cassibba, Giuseppe Moro - Children and Youth Services Review10 Jan 2018

The present study concerning domestic adoption explored the adjustment of 37 adolescents and 22 emerging adults (with age ranging between 11 and 18 and 18 and 24 years, respectively), adopted through an Italian form of open adoption, and analyzed the quality of adoptive family relationships and adoptees' attachment as possible moderating variables in the relation between multiple pre-adoptive risk factors and adoptees' outcomes.

Suzan FM Jacobs - Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry25 Dec 2017

During the summer of 2016, in the midst of one of the biggest refugee crises in centuries, the author of this article joined the team from a shelter for unaccompanied refugee minors on Samos, Greece, in an effort to provide young boys seeking asylum in Europe with an opportunity to engage in speaking about the difficulties they have encountered in life. 

Matthew Hodes, Melisa Mendoza Vasquez, Dimitris Anagnostopoulos, Kalliopi Triantafyllou, Dalia Abdelhady, Karin Weiss, Roman Koposov, Fusun Cuhadaroglu, Johannes Hebebrand, Norbert Skokauskas - European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry21 Dec 2017

This paper provides an overview of the post 2015 immigration crisis in key European countries with a special focus on current demographics, refugee children, mental health studies, policies and practical support available for refugees.

Elisete Diogo and Francisco Branco - Societies20 Dec 2017

This research aims to contribute to a deeper visibility of the care phenomena, giving specific attention to the foster families themselves. 

Hege Stein Helland, Katrin Križ, Sagrario Segado Sánchez-Cabezudo, Marit Skivenes - Children and Youth Services Review19 Dec 2017

This article examines whether migrant children are viewed differently than native children, employing an experiment on a representative sample of the populations of Austria, Norway and Spain.

National Center for Social Solidarity & UNICEF30 Nov 2017

This infographic outlines the key facts and figures of unaccompanied youth in Greece including the number and places of UAC Shelters and Safe Zones, the number of children on the waiting list for UAC shelters, and more.

Thema Newsroom15 Nov 2017

At least 19,000 refugee and immigrant children are trapped in Greece, according to estimates based on data collected and analysed by UNICEF.