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01 Apr 2019
According to the radio programme Argos, over 1,000 refugee children disappeared from refugee centres in the Netherlands in 2013–2017. Around 60 refugee children of Vietnamese origin ran away in the past five years, fearing that they were at risk of...
29 Jan 2019
The Dutch government reached an agreement to review the applications of children who were rejected for a permit in the Netherlands and to provide more resources to the immigration office to process the cases faster. The policy known as ‘children`s...
15 Jan 2019
360 asylum seekers disappeared from family deportation centers in the Netherlands in 2018, 20% more than a year before while at the same time the number of people living in this kind of accommodation decreased. Among 360 asylum seekers who...
27 Nov 2018
A Dutch church has been holding a service for a month without a break to protect an Armenian refugee family from deportation. Despite the family of five has been living in the Netherlands for almost nine years, after a court rejected their requests...
15 May 2017
A deal made between Brussels and Ankara dating back to March of 2016, has now prompted the European Union to receive more than 5,000 migrants from Turkey, according to a Daily Sabah news article. In the last four months, the European Union has...
05 May 2017
Kate D'Arcy, Senior Research Fellow at the International Centre: Researching Child Sexual Exploitation, Violence and Trafficking at the University of Bedfordshire visited the Netherlands and had an opportunity to speak to staff and students at the...
18 Jan 2017
In the Netherlands, 20 professionals and experienced experts have formed a community of practice (CoP) to strengthen participation of young people who have been sexually abused or who are at risk of abuse. The participants come from a variety of...
13 Jan 2017
In the Netherlands, 20 professionals and experienced experts have formed a community of practice (CoP) to strengthen participation of young people who have been sexually abused or who are at risk of abuse. The participants come from a variety of...
12 Oct 2016
The Dutch LEAP Community of Practice (CoP) consist of 16 professionals supporting young people who have experienced sexual violence (social workers, nurses, policy makers, a fund) and four adult experienced experts who engage with young people in...
28 Sep 2016
In the Netherlands, fathers are entitled to only two days of paid paternity leave. While this will increase to five days in 2019, the country is still far behind the European average of eight weeks of paid leave for new fathers. Providing different...

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