Progress by country

Follow the news, events, media, research and other progress from the European Barnahus Movement. This collection of news is inclusive, and thus is not limited to PROMISE activities. Submissions are warmly welcome

PROMISE 3 and Network – open call for partners and founding members

Since 2015, a project partnership called PROMISE has accelerated the progress made across Europe in providing multidisciplinary services to child victims of violence. Looking to the future, a European approach will be essential for the continuity of capacity-building, advocacy, and provision of Barnahus and similar services at the national level.
Today we are announcing an open call to join PROMISE 3 as a partner, which will gain you early access to PROMISE Network benefits.

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Moldova is working on opening its first Barnahus

The first Barnahus in Moldova will be established during 2019 with the support of World Childhood Foundation. In 2018, the National Center for Child Abuse Prevention (NCCAP), in partnership with the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection started the process...

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“Barnahus is here to stay” in Estonia

Estonian efforts to spread awareness about the value and importance of the Barnahus is paying off, as key officials express their commitment:   At the opening of the Tallinn Barnahus in February 2018, the Head of Social Insurance Board Egon Veermäe stated that...

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Catalonia, Spain, announces Barnahus will open 2019

In the Parliament of Catalonia, the President of Catalonia announced the first Barnahus in Spain will be launched in Tarragona during 2019. Save the Children Catalonia, which has been advocating for this move, recently held a conference of 150 participants advocating...

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Moldova is in the feasibility study stage

Moldova is in the feasibility study stage, with the support of organisations such as the National Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse, the Council of Europe, UNICEF, and the World Childhood Foundation. A delegation visited Sweden in March 2018, and met with many...

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