Lună: iulie 2014

Remember this name: Valentin Câmpeanu! It means that NGOs can bring states to the ECHR for abuse against institutionalized people.

For child protection practitioners it is no secret that child protection institutions (the so-called ‘orphanages’ where less than 2% of children are actually orphans) are harmful for children’s development. The famous Bucharest Early Intervention Project proved, scientifically and beyond doubt, that children in institutional care suffer profound deficits and delays in IQ and social & […]

About study visits and how they can go. Or what we’ve learned during ChildPact’s first study visit.

Some while ago I was invited by an inter-governmental organization to a study-visit on child protection issues. I was the only guest from the civil society and all the other participants were representatives of their national parliaments. I had the privilege of being invited as I had helped with the drafting of an official document […]