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  • 2022/08/26

    New National Family Plan approved

    On 10 August 2022, the National Observatory on the Family - re-established by Minister Elena Bonetti's decree of 24 January 2020 - approved the new National Plan for the Family, a strategic document that defines the priorities, objectives and actions to be promoted for the improved conduct of family policies in our country. The...
  • 2022/08/26

    Guidelines for the participation of girls and boys approved by Minister Bonetti

    On 12 July, the Minister for Equal Opportunities and the Family, Elena Bonetti, approved the Guidelines for the Participation of Girls and Boys by decree. The document, adopted by the National Observatory for Childhood and Adolescence and approved by the Unified Conference at its meeting on 6 July 2022, seeks to offer a renewed look at the...
  • 2022/08/23

    The situation of Afghan children in the new Save the Children report

    97% of Afghan families are desperately trying to get enough food to feed their children. Nearly 80% of children reported having gone to bed hungry in the last thirty days, a probability that now involves twice as many girls as their male peers. Save the Children's new report Breaking Point: Life for Children a Year after the Taliban's takeover...
  • 2022/08/23

    Meetings in a protected environment, an initiative of the Ombudsperson for Children

    The parent-child relationship, amid the rights and needs for protection: meetings in a protected environment is the new initiative promoted by the Ombudsperson for Children (Agia) to carry out a review of the most widespread practices in meetings in a protected environment, pinpointing critical issues and instances of good practice...
  • 2022/08/21

    Stop the detention of migrant children. New recommendations by UNHCR, UNICEF and IOM

    Ending the detention of asylum seekers, refugees and migrant children across Europe. UNCHR, UNICEF and IOM repeated this in a joint study reviewing the relevant policies of European countries. An advocacy document from which the glaring contradiction between the provisions of international agreements (from the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child to...
  • 2022/08/21

    The protection of migrant children and climate change, the new guidelines issued by UNICEF and IOM

    An estimated 10 million children were displaced by weather-related shocks in 2020 alone. Approximately one billion (almost half of the world's 2.2 billion children), in contrast, live in 33 countries considered to be at high risk due to climate change impacts. And yet at present, most child-related migration policies do not consider climatic and...
  • 2022/08/05

    Removal of children by force, towards the definition of national guidelines

    The definition of guidelines to be applied uniformly throughout Italy for the removal of children with the assistance of the police following a court order or urgent referral. This is the objective of the working table promoted in recent weeks by the Authority for Childhood and Adolescence (Agia) within the framework of the protocol endorsed by the...
  • 2022/08/02

    The impact of Covid-19 on Indian children, Save the Children research

    During the Covid-19 pandemic, girls and boys all over India experienced anxiety disorders and problems sleeping due to high stress. This is revealed by the results of research conducted by Save the Children, which also show an increase in cases of domestic violence and child labour. According to the data of the study, 27% of children suffer from loneliness...
  • 2022/07/19

    Skills development, Education Commission-UNICEF report

    Nearly three quarters of young people between the ages of 15 and 24 in 92 countries around the world fail to acquire the necessary skills to work. These are the findings of the report Recovering learning: Are children and youth on track in skills development?, released on 13 July by the Education Commission and UNICEF. The paper analyses the...
  • 2022/07/19

    Restorative justice, the first phase of the Agia survey carried out

    Restorative justice empowers those involved in a crime or conflict to actively participate in the resolution of the resulting issues. Among its various tools, the most widely used is criminal mediation, a confidential pathway that, after one or more individual interviews, can lead to a meeting between the victim and the perpetrator, in the presence of...
  • 2022/07/14

    Children's recommendations on climate justice developed in Bilbao

    The young people who took part in the Forum entitled Let's Talk Young, Let's Talk About Climate Justice, held in Bilbao, Spain, from 28 to 30 June, tackled a very topical issue, climate justice. The Forum - the central event of the Enya project (European network of young advisors), supported by the European Network of Ombudspersons for...
  • 2022/07/13

    Child and Adolescent Rights, Twelfth Report of the CRC Group

    The 12th Update Report on the monitoring of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Italy, produced by the hundred associations of the Group with the coordination of Arianna Saulini, of Save the Children, is online on the CRC Group website. The document takes into account the events of the past two years - the Covid-19 pandemic and the...