The Coalition Responds to Sexual Violence against Children with Limited Abilities and  Service challenges in the Country

Coalition for Children and Youth expresses concern in regard to the alleged case of sexual violence against 13-year child with limited abilities and difficulties in the process of provision of the required services to her, which became known from the footage of TV Company Imedi on February 7. The above-mentioned case once again disclosed the...
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Statement on infringement of children’s rights in Saint Nino Boarding House for Orphans, Waifs and Children in Need of Care in Ninotsminda

Coalition for Children and Youth (CCY) responds to the severe violations of child rights by the personnel of St. Nino Boarding House for Orphans, Waifs and Children in Need of Care of the Patriarchate of Georgia in Javakheti city of Ninotsminda and bishop Spiridon (the head) himself, regarding confidential communication with the Public Defender, which...
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Training in Children Living or Working on the Streets Conducted for Coalition Member Organizations

To promote organizational strengthening of the Coalition member organizations, the Coalition began the training cycle with the support of the Coalition Council member organizations. On May 18 2018 the first training – Children Living or Working on the Streets – Legal Factors and Attitudes was conducted by Maia Mgelashvili, Child Protection and Advocacy Program Manager,...
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Statement of the Coalition for Children and Youth on Child Protection from Homophobic Bullying and Abuse

Today child protection from all forms of abuse and violence is a particularly pressing issue in Georgia. One of the most severe forms of violence is homophobic bullying when children or adolescents are bullied because of different views, appearance or behavior. We, as a coalition of organizations working on children’s rights, urge the Government of...
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We Urge the Government of Georgia to Take Appropriate Measures to Support Children and Eliminate Child Abuse

Higher prevalence of violence and abuse among children and youth has been one of the most significant concerns about child welfare in recent years. Alarming statistics show that violence and oppression-based relationships often happen within and outside the secondary schools.  As a special report on the situation of child abuse in general educational institutions[1] published by the...
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