Child Poverty and Social Exclusion in Europe A matter of children’s rights
This research looks at the broad causes and effects of child poverty and social exclusion. It can be concluded that redistributive state interventions, along with employment (salaries and conditions), have the greatest influence on child poverty. European countries with high inequality in employment conditions and with social transfer systems that are unable to redistribute wealth to benefit the most disadvantaged children have the highest rates of child poverty or social exclusion.
Compendium of Promising Practices to Ensure that Children under the Age of Three Grow up in a Safe and Supportive Family Environment
Based on the commitment of UNICEF to help countries across Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS) this Compedium was compiled. This Compendium of promising practices to ensure that children under the age of three grow up in a safe and supportive family environment is a compilation of the most encouraging initiatives in the area of prevention of child abandonment and relinquishment that have been implemented and tested in the region.
Early Childhood Development and Disability in Ukraine
The study provides a comprehensive review and analysis of the situation around ECD and disability in Ukraine. A group of local and international experts in the field of Early Childhood Intervention and Disability have put together and analysed the data regarding existing system of services for children with special needs. This document presents the regulatory framework and good practices and provides further recommendations with regard to the development of services and programs for young children with special needs.
Early Intervention in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Republic of FYROM
The aim of this research is to gain the opinion of the parents of children with ASD in the Republic of FYROM concerning the early intervention programs which are currently being conducted.