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Read the latest news on child protection from around Europe. For news related to the recent refugee crisis in Europe please see our Thematic Page.

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22 Aug 2016
'The Guardian' reports that an estimated 58,000 asylum seekers and migrants in Greece are increasingly under threat from Greek and Albanian mafias, who seek to recruit vulnerable people. Poor conditions and a lack of hope for people in the camps are...
14 Aug 2016
The Independent reports on the level and extent of sexual violence experienced by many children living in official European refugee camps. Regrettably, sexual assault is common place in many camps and children as young as 7 have been victims of...
16 Apr 2016
Relief Web reports that an estimated 2,000 unaccompanied children who travelled alone to Europe or lost their families along the way are now stranded in Greece following recent border closures, while only 477 shelter spaces are available for these...

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