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Vulnerabilities and pathways related to parental imprisonment

The 11th European Forum on the Rights of the Child took place in Brussels on 7-8 November 2017, entitled “Children deprived of liberty and alternatives to detention,” bringing together over 350 participants from UN agencies and bodies, global, European and national organisations and individuals working to protect, defend and promote the implementation of the rights…

EU Agency for Fundamental Rights publishes report on immigration detention of children

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights has recently published a report entitled “European legal and policy framework on immigration detention of children”. The deprivation of liberty of children remains a major fundamental rights challenge in the EU, and this report considers children’s rights to protection and care, and the principle of the best interests…

Learning for Well-being and CATS

Can you help us send two children affected by parental imprisonment to a Global Forum on Inclusion in the Swiss mountains? We are pleased to have been welcomed into the Learning for Well-being (L4WB) community (formerly the Universal Education Foundation), following our Quality of Childhood session on children with imprisoned parents at the European Parliament…

“Not my crime, still my sentence” 2017 campaign wrap

The 2017 Children of Prisoners Europe (COPE) “Not my crime, still my sentence” campaign was a great success! Members were busy the whole month of June, organising a variety of events and activities to raise awareness and feature the voices of children with a parent in prison. Here are some examples of the initiatives:  Nine…

 

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