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PM Orban: I believe more responsibility assumption is needed at institutional, individual level in matters related to children's rights

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban has conveyed on Wednesday a message on the occasion of the World Children's Day, in which he argued that "it's absolutely necessary" to have more responsibility assumption at institutional and individual level in matters related to citizens' life and rights, including children.

Over 46,000 children dropping out of school annually in Romania (report)

More than 46,000 children in Romania are dropping out of school early every year, according to a "Child Rights Now" Romania report released at a news conference on Wednesday. The report is part of the global initiative "Child Rights Now!" designed to highlight worldwide progress with children's rights 30 years after the entry into force of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

National Forum "With Eyes Open for All" under the Auspices of UNICEF Is Held in Sofia

A National Forum named "With Eyes Open for All" is held in Bulgaria's capital Sofia under the auspices of UNICEF. It is dedicated to the inclusion and empowerment of children, adolescents and young people with different abilities in Bulgaria. The event is held on occasion of the 30th anniversary since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, BNR reported.

Serbia Still Putting Children with Disabilities in Institutions: Report

More than three quarters of children living in state institutions in Serbia are children with disabilities, according to the latest United Nations Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty.

At 77 per cent, Serbia ranks joint third with Hungary behind Turkmenistan and China in a total of 57 countries analysed.