• We must ensure that each young voice is heard

    We must ensure that each young voice is heard

    We gather at conferences and seminars because want to learn, because we care, and because we want to be part of the solution.  Each of our stories and experiences are unique which is why we must work together, weaving together these differences to make the fabric of our outcomes stronger. Read More >>


  • Melograno Network

    Melograno Network

    Il Melograno (The Pomegranate) is an international network created with the purpose to allow families and young people all over the world to exchange experiences and share actions and ideas to fight the emergency of abandoned children.
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    Our Mission
    To give a family to every abandoned child and guarantee his right to be a son or daughter : this is the mission animating Amici dei Bambini’s activities. To do this, every day, throughout the world, Amici dei Bambini is committed in fighting child abandonment: a real humanitarian emergency. About Us >>


Featured Documents

  • European Parliament gives boost to children’s rights in European Social Fund

    Eurochild is delighted that the position of the European Parliament’s Employment and Social Affairs Committee includes an additional priority to promote children’s rights and well-being in order to protect children at risk and tackle child poverty within the European Social Fund (ESF) 2014-2020.

  • IJJO 5th International Conference

    Even before the ‘credit crunch’ of 2008 and the economic crises of 2011, the globalization of neo-liberal economic and fiscal regimes was generating growing social, economic and cultural polarization.

  • Young for the future

    The present two numbers of the Newsletter “Young for the future” are edited under the project “Empowering NSA’S AND LA’S in Moldova and Ukraine to promote social inclusion of young care-leavers”, a project financed by the European Union and implemented by the Association “Amici dei Bambini”.



  • Il rapporto tra denaro e adozione

    Aspettative ed opportunità nella famiglia adottiva Esprimere un’opinione sul binomio adozione-denaro comporta l’attivazione di dinamiche affettive, emotive e morali molto […]

  • El derecho a ser hijo

    “El derecho a ser hijo” es una publicación realizada por Ai.Bi. – Amici dei Bambini con la contribución de la […]

  • Without children Children without (2007)

    From rights to justice. Families and young people on the paths of care. Easy to read, this book is dedicated […]


Care Leavers

  • Promoting social integration of care-leavers in Ukraine

    According to the former Ministry of Ukraine for Family, Youth and Sports (dissolved in 2011), the number of or-phaned children and children deprived of parental care in Ukraine accounted for 103,452 in 2008.

  • 2012 Report on abandonment & care leavers

    2012 Report on abandonment & care leavers

    “Care leavers are a symptom of failure. (..) The existence of care leavers means that the juvenile court judge, the […]

  • The social intermediary

    Social experimentation promoted by the “Supporting life after institutional care” project and supported by EU PROGRESS Programme arises out of […]