CRCA / ECPAT Albania: Immediate and independent investigation of violence and brutal treatment of a minor by four State Police employees
Tirana, 16 May 2020 - CRCA / ECPAT Albania through this urgent statement, expresses its deep indignation at the violence and brutal treatment of a child by four police officers in Tirana.
CRCA / ECPAT Albania was informed by media on the video of a young adolescent boy who was being tortured by several police officers. From the observation we made of the material that...
CRCA forum discusses on "Protection of children from violence and sexual exploitation on the Internet"
Tirana, May 8, 2020 – Child and Youth Advocacy Centre (ACA) and the National Hotline for Safer Internet ISIGURT.al, of CRCA/ECPAT Albania, organized the 6th Nationwide Forum: Protection of children from violence and sexual exploitation on the Internet- Can we set safer Internet principles for everyone?
The web-based meeting was attended by Albanian and...
Tirana 1 May 2020 – During the last three weeks alone, more than 1,300 pages of child pornography have been reported on the National Hotline ISIGURT.al, accessible to every child and young person in Albania. Compared to the same period last year, we are dealing with a 100-fold increase in reports of child pornography pages.
“The National Hotline ISIGURT.al finally had its chance to show...
To: Mrs. Ursula von der Leyen
Commission of the European Union
Dear Mrs. Von der Leyen,
Allow me to address you through this open letter, as the Director of CRCA/ECPAT Albania, the oldest child and youth rights organization in the country, to ask for your support as President of the...
Albania to have a National Centre for Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Juveniles in Conflict with the Law
Tirana, 30 March 2020- Over the years Albania has had many advances in children's and youth rights. However, despite widespread efforts, corruption, political conflicts, weak public institutions, a corrupt justice system, and a lack of public investment for children and youth, it has seriously hampered efforts to protect the rights of children and young people.
Tirana, 12 February 2020 - CRCA / ECPAT Albania and Albanian Coalition for Education (ACE) are following with great concern the reporting that the STOP investigative show of KLAN Television did on the sexual assault by a teacher at a high school in Fier. During the show it was broadcasted all the ways in which the music teacher sought to sexually harass and molest a minor girl at the "James...
Tirana, 11 February 2020 - Today, civil society organizations protested in front of the Albanian Parliament on the negligence and perversion of law enforcement institutions towards the unsafe use of the internet in Albania for children and youth.
The situation of unsafety of children and young people while navigating the Internet comes year after year aggravating and...