Children

'El niu dels Xuklis' is one of the free play and learning spaces created by AFANOC, the organization that has also created the guide for teachers.

What happens at school when a child has cancer? Should this be mentioned in the classroom? How does it affect the class? The association “Nens amb Càncer AFANOC” has drafted a guide that is warmly welcomed by teaching staff.

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UNHCR has launched an Education report that calculate the number of out-of-school refugee children and the situations faced by these children.

This year’s UNHCR Education Report focuses in particular on secondary education, the crucial yet critically under-resourced stage for refugees towards greater independence and improved prospects in life.

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Children cycling on a street flooded by rain.

A billion children live in countries with a very high risk of exposure to heat waves, cyclones, floods or air pollution, according to the Unicef ​​report on children’s climate risk index.

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Laia Maldonado, founder of the organisation Un llapis per Ghana (A pencil for Ghana).

We interview the founder of the organisation Un llapis per Ghana (A pencil for Ghana), which aims to guarantee education for the 24 children and youths living at the Ryvanz-Mia orphanage.

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AFNE is an association of families adopting children from Ethiopia that was established in Barcelona in 2003.

The board member of AFNE explains the projects carried out by the association in Ethiopia and how today’s health crisis is affecting them.

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Covid-19 has brought our lives to a halt, and it is “infecting” everything. It seems, once again, that the attention paid to the problems arising from the pandemic has not been attentive enough to the needs of adolescents. 

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The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting on the rights of all children and young people in Scotland.

An independent study analyses how Covid-19 has changed the life of children and youth in this European country. 

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The irruption of the Covid-19 has had a bigger effect on the poorest and most vulnerable people.

The poorest and most vulnerable people have been the most affected by the effects of the pandemic all over the world.

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 In a large family you are not alone and you have always someone to play with.

The president of ELFAC talks about the difficulties large families have faced during the confinement and asks the European Comission to work on the idea of the Child Guarantee to fight against child poverty and help these families.

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Children are allowed to go out to nearby parks to play for 30 minutes a day in company of an adult.

The Programme Manager of Latin American Foundation For the Future (LAFF) talks about the effects of Covid-19 in Peru and how children are suffering the consequences. 

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If the adults in a family are able to create a pleasant family ambience and can convey safety and calm, their children will also see it this way.

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Josep Artigas is living in Senegal since 1977 providing education to children and teenagers.

The Piarist father considers that cooperation organizations should monitor closely the projects implemented on the ground to ensure “they are in place for more than just 3 or 4 years”.

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