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04 Jun 2019
In late May, the Parisian gallery, Mains d’Oeuvres, opened its doors and welcomed unaccompanied migrant minors for eleven days. The cultural space, situated in the Paris suburb of Saint-Ouen, became a temporary safe haven for around two dozen...
16 Mar 2019
The French Foreign Ministry has decided to repatriate five children of French citizens who joined the Islamic State. After a tense public discussion about this sensitive and controversial issue, the Ministry decided to repatriate the five children...
15 Feb 2019
After the scandal that got epithet "French media’s #MeToo", internet abuse laws in France will be updated to include new, tougher measures. The government is even considering changing the status of social network like Facebook or Twitter to make...
30 Nov 2018
BBC reports that French Parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favour of a bill that would ban parents from smacking their children. The bill on "corporal punishment or humiliation" seeks to ensure that parental authority is exercised without...
12 Apr 2018
By Angela Giuffrida Seven Italian charities appealed to the European Commission and the Italian Ministry of Interior accusing the French border police of falsifying birth dates of unaccompanied migrant children so as to pass them off as adults and...
24 Nov 2017
On the occasion of Universal Children’s Day, CNAPE, the federation of associations for child protection in France, which is Eurochild national partner network in France, appeals for children’s right to well-being. The federation aims to promote the...
13 Nov 2017
BBC reports that the French government has debated a new law proposal to regulate its laws concerning sexual consent. According to the minister of gender equality Marlene Shippe, children under certain age must be protected from sex violence and...
24 Jul 2017
Rudaw reports on the findings that express concern over the whereabouts of 104 missing refugee and migrant youth who were attempting to seek refuge in the United Kingdom from the Calais refugee camp.  The whereabouts of over a hundred of these young...
20 Jul 2017
The seminar which took place in Paris on 12 - 13 June 2017 with support from the European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community based Care, attracted 40 participants from national civil society organisations,...
26 Oct 2016
"The Independent" explains the situation with the hundreds of children who are now unaccounted for. Since French authorities closed the camp it is thought that 300 - 400 unaccompanied chilren are now essentially missing as the camp is being...

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