In a new publication “Ending institutionalisation and strengthening family- and community-based care for children in Europe and beyond”, UNICEF is urging the EU and other policymakers to reinforce their commitment to finance deinstitutionalisation and social welfare reforms in and outside the EU.
Latest research, published by Hope and Homes for Children, reveals the extent to which Ukraine’s vast system of orphanages and other institutions is failing vulnerable children by resisting reform.
The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) is an evidence-based online platform which was launched in 2013 by the European Commission. EPIC aims to provide information about policies, programmes or practices that can help children and their families face up to the challenges that exist in the current economic climate in Europe.
Eurochild’s Annual Conference 2012 looked at how the rights of these children can be best protected and promoted. At a time of unprecedented strain on public finances – and on the child protection system – how can we ensure the best interest of the child is at the heart of all decision-making regarding children’s care?