Children in Belgium

The €2 coin that brings hope to missing children

2016.05.26

A €2 coin came into circulation yesterday showing the face of a boy called Liam. The Belgian child disappeared in 1996 and hasn't been seen since. The awareness campaign, run by Belgian's state mint ...

52 terrifying seconds to stop forced marriages

2015.10.12

A mother happily goes to wake up her 11-year-old daughter so she can put on a wedding dress. The little girl seems to enjoy dressing up because she thinks it's a game. But when ...

Belgian gives co-maternity the green light

2015.01.07

Good news for lesbian couples in Belgium: as of 1 January 2015, 'co-maternity' is lawful in the kingdom. The announcement was made by the Federal Ministry of Justice, which communicated that lesbians can claim ...

Take a selfie to win against child abuse

2014.10.21

Take a selfie with your rights. This is the name of the competition launched for children and adolescents on occasion of the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention of the Rights of the Children. ...