The EU comes together to fight Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

  Brussels, 9 June 2020   Over the last few years, there has been a staggering increase in the cases of child sexual abuse and exploitation at an unprecedented pace. Last year alone, tech companies reporte...

European Parliament Intergroup on Children’s Rights Statement on the impact of COVID-19 on children

  The Coronavirus pandemic is a human tragedy of enormous proportions with a high cost in terms of human lives, as well as immense economic impact.  In these critical times, it is important not to forget the most vulnerable, as...

No culture can justify violence against women and girls: it’s time to end Female Genital Mutilation!

12 February 2020 Today, the European Parliament adopted a Resolution calling for an EU strategy to put an end to female genital mutilation (FGM) around the world. This Resolution is a call for action to ensure th...

Let’s not forget that a child is first a foremost a child!

12 February 2020   As the European Commission is gearing up to issue the new Pact on Migration, it is fundamental to ensure that Children are afforded the priority they deserve and their rights are fully respected...

Safer Internet Day: more needs to be done in the EU to ensure online safety for children!

11 February 2020   Today, as we celebrate Safer Internet Day 2020, it is fundamental to stress that the internet and new technology - along with hyper-connectivity - pose new risks and threats to children and youn...