Although parents, teachers and child protection professionals have jointly called on MPs during the past weeks not to vote for the restriction of the Child Protection Act, the Hungarian Parliament has passed an amendment of the law.
For the second time, the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union has conducted a survey to see to what extent hospitals in Hungary restrict the legal right of patients to maintain permanent contact with family members in maternity and pediatric wards.
The German minister for family affairs has inaugurated a monitoring body for the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, as part of the German Institute for Human Rights. The office will verify to what extent the...
The situation of families in the Bela-Jezova detention facility for migrants is so serious that it violates the EU Conventions on Human Rights and on the Rights of the Child, says Anna Sabatova, the Czech ombudsman....
The petition for a Lithuania without orphanages culminated in artistic action in Vilnius.
There are human rights violations all over the world, yet we often forget those that occur at our own doorstep. Although it would be impossible to cover all issues in Germany, here are some striking examples.
The Lithuanian Parliament has rejected an amendment to the law seeking to prohibit persons convicted of sexual offenses against a child from working with children again. These amendments are required by the EU...
Why does Hungary's Guardianship Authority remove children from a family that intends to take care of them? The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union has followed up on one outrageous case.
Lithuanian NGOs have asked the government for information on the use of EU Structural Funds meant for the protection of children's rights, as experts worry about the misuse of funding that is sorely needed to improve the situation of children.
The United Nations Committee against Torture published its concluding observations on the third periodic report of Lithuania. These have raised new issues not discussed in previous years.