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Latvia - Country Profile on the European Semester and COVID-19 crisis

At a national level, there was a lack of a common strategy in the field
of the social protection of children and families. The Ministry of Welfare published a number of guidelines on the subject. Unfortunately, they were too voluminous, abstract and difficult to understand. 

NGO employees were extremely vulnerable, for example many of them were exposed to the virus or lost their jobs; many services were temporarily interrupted.

Read the country profile and the full report.




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26 February 2021

Denmark - Country Profile on the European Semester

The government provided financial aid for civil society organisations working with children in vulnerable situations. Additional studentloans were made available and the period that unemployment benefits could be paid was extended by two…
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26 February 2021

Germany - Country Profile on the European Semester and COVID-19 crisis

The government’s support to families and children during the crisis was sufficient. Children were heavily affected by the loss of social contact with peers, which sometimes resulted in loneliness among children and…
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26 February 2021

Czechia - Country Profile on the European Semester and COVID-19 crisis

Home schooling is an important problem to address because online lessons and homework were not accessible to all the children. It proved to be especially difficult for families already experiencing poverty and…
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