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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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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...
11 Aug 2015
The Middle East Monitor reports on the struggles faced by young refugees arriving in Greece, in particular their high risk of exploitation by human traffickers. So far in 2015, Human Rights Watch has stated that 1,100 children have been registered...
11 Jan 2012
‘BBC News’ reports that Greece’s financial crisis has made some families so desperate they are giving up the most precious thing of all – their children. This is a growing tendency and it is shocking for a country where...

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