Child Protection

Friday 11 October 2019

“The things shouldn’t be as they are only because someone who is grown up said so”

Isabel* and her parents left Cuba in late 2017 and arrived in Serbia, where the family asked for asylum. Their first shelter was the asylum centre in Bogovađa and the girl made her first friends in local school.

Thursday 3 October 2019

Open letter: Our obligation to protect the rights of children of BiH foreign fighters currently detained in Syria and Iraq

In view of the persisting dangers and mounting humanitarian needs in areas of armed conflict, we express our profound concern...

Wednesday 14 August 2019

Reports about push backs and violence against children on the move at the Western Balkans borders: January - June 2019

Every third case of push backs of children collected in the first half of 2019 reportedly involved violence.

Monday 22 July 2019

“The only time in my life that I feel others have accepted me for who I am”

Running from home and hoping for a better future, Aicha* from Guinea arrived at the Serbian border, where she was stopped when the police established that she is being trafficked and that she might be a survivor of sexual exploitation.

Thursday 13 June 2019

Workshop on the importance of education and role of school and parents in education held in Mostar

The workshop is useful for me, I learned a lot of new things, we talked, and the Centre is particularly useful because I have three schoolchildren who regularly attend activities here...