Trafficking in human beings has similar characteristics all over the world: migrants, recruited in their countries of origin with the promise of better living conditions in the European Union, often become victims of various forms of exploitation, both in transit and in destination countries.
Eva the ‘Early identification and protection of...
There is a parental control tool available to parents to protect their children from inappropriate online content, according by the new communication and information campaign designed by the Department for Family Policies and carried out in cooperation with the Department for Information and Publishing.
Parental control. Protect your children's...
The national survey entitled Il lavoro regolare minorile tra formazione e sicurezza [Regular child labour between training and safety], carried out by the Childhood and Adolescence Supervisory Authority as part of the Fase [Formazione sicura in età adolescenziale - Safe training in adolescence] project, promoted in collaboration with the...
The Frontier of Rights is Unicef's new report on under-18 migrants and refugees, an overview of unaccompanied foreign minors in Italy and the main landing and transit sites where the organization is active, from the southern to the northern borders of the country.
The first part of the publication offers a summary of data concerning...
The Guide for children and youngsters, Girls and Boys alike, to the National Plan for Preventing and Combating Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Minors (2022-2023), produced by the Department for Family Policies of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers with the support of the Istituto degli Innocenti, is now online.
In the 2021/2022 school year, 13,518 nurseries and supplementary services for early childhood are active and more than 350,000 places are authorized (48.8 per cent of which are under public ownership).
There has been a partial recovery in the supply of after the pandemic, while the supplementary services for early childhood have suffered a...
The National Office against Racial Discrimination (Unar), the Unicef Office for Europe and Central Asia in Italy and the Italian Committee for Unicef have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding to promote an inclusive culture and society that overcomes prejudice, racism and discrimination, ensuring that the rights of children in Italy – in...
Called Empowering the Next Generation, the programme promoted by Unicef and the AVSI Foundation to guarantee opportunities for learning, inclusion, psychosocial well-being and protection to 600 Ukrainian children and adolescents in 5 Italian regions: Lombardy, Lazio, Piedmont, Veneto, Emilia-Romagna and Liguria.
Michela Vittoria Brambilla is the new president of the Parliamentary Commission for Childhood and Adolescence, which took office on 25 July.
The Commission – set up by Law 451/1997 and composed of twenty senators and twenty deputies appointed, respectively, by the President of the Senate of the Republic and the President of the Chamber of...
Artificial intelligence (AI) certainly opens up new horizons for education, but urgent action is needed to integrate these new technologies according to a determined and regulated human model, not left to chance and without guidelines.
This was emphasised by Unesco in the recent document Generative AI and the future of education, drafted by...
Hunger threatens over 122 million more people worldwide than in 2019, due to both the pandemic and a succession of climate disruptions and conflicts, including the war in Ukraine. According to the recent report The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2023, without a change of course, the Sustainable Development Goal focused on ending...
Two young people from the Youth Council of the Italian Ombudsperson for children (AGIA) also participated in the Enya 2023 Forum, which took place in Malta on 4 and 5 July.
The Forum – an event of the Enya project (European network of young advisors), supported by the European Network of Ombudspersons for children (and...