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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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19 Nov 2018
The Daily Sabah Turkey writes about the unaccompanied minors arriving in Turkey, seeking safety and a normal life. The Children's Support Center in Diyarbakir provides accommodation for migrant children, who now speak of their experiences on the...
07 Jun 2017
According to a newly published article by Daily Sabah, digital games may possibly equip refugee children with imperative interpersonal and mental capacities. These observations stem from the findings of Bahcesehir University of Turkey, New York...
26 Aug 2016
According to a news report from Reuters, the delayed reaction of the EU to provide humanitarian support and asylum assistance is putting the lives of thousands of Syrian children in limbo. The 3 billion Euros of aid promised by the EU to Turkey is...
19 Aug 2016
'EU Observer' reports that the Council of Europe’s special representative on migration and refugees, Tomas Bocek, praised Turkey for their efforts in helping huge numbers of displaced people from neighbouring states but raised doubts over their...
01 Jul 2016
The Huffington Post reports that Turkey has taken in more Syrian refugee children than any other country - more than 700,000 of them. But 400,000 are out of school and a lack of funding means they will still be shut out of the education system when...
20 Jun 2016
Human Rights Watch have reported that delays in registration and limited implementation of temporary protection policies in Turkey mean that many Syrian refugees are left without effective protection or access to jobs and services that they...
19 Jun 2016
The Guardian reports that 8 Syrian refugees have been killed by Turkish border guards, three of whom were children. Referencing the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the Guardian also reports that up to 60 Syrian refugees have fallen victim to...
12 Jun 2016
The Turkish weekly reports that experts have expressed alarm that the already high figure of child laborers in Turkey, which numbered almost 1 million in 2012, has been increasing, as millions of Syrian refugees try to earn a living after crossing...
06 May 2016
The Guardian reports on how many of Syria's children who have fled the conflict in their country, end up working in sweatshops in Turkey. The article contains a video and pictures showing the life of these young boys working in a sweatshop.  One of...
05 Apr 2016
The Independent reports that as the first wave of refugees is deported from Greece to Turkey, human rights advocates have raised concerns about the country's suitability as a destination for asylum-seekers.  Turkey is home to over 2.5 million Syrian...

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