In Sofia, Vice President Iliana Yotova and UNICEF Representative for Bulgaria Dr. Jane Muita have discussed problems of violence against children and prevention policies. Violence at school remains one of the main problems, according to the first..
Every second child in Bulgaria aged 18 or under, or 47% of all children, has experienced some form of violence, indicates a 2019-2020 survey by UNICEF-Bulgaria conducted among more than 2,000 children and young people aged 13 to 25. According..
High pavement curbs, inaccessible ramps and steps leading nowhere, lack of social benefits and a sufficient number of jobs, poverty and institutionalized callousness – every day people with disabilities experience, first hand, the as yet long..
At a meeting with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Interior and the heads of the State Agency for National Security and the Sofia Directorate of the Ministry of Interior, Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev called on these institutions to..
“I am concerned at numerous reports of police violence against journalists covering demonstrations in Sofia,” Dunja Mijatović , Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights , said on the institution's website. “Several journalists were..
The National Representation of Student Councils in Bulgaria has condemned the aggression used by police on July 10 against peacefully protesting students. There was illegal use of force by law enforcement authorities that exceeded their powers and..
With complete agreement and without debates MPs in the Bulgarian Parliament have voted in favor of tougher measures to combat domestic violence. For murder in case of domestic violence, sentences of 15 years to lifetime in prison will be..
After a two-week pause, citizens of Bulgaria's Asenovgrad have renewed protests against violence and the Roma who are illegally living in the city. Protests started about a month ago when children and their coaches from the local kayaking team were..