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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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11 Jan 2019
A study published by the Federal Forum for Men shows that young male refugees in Germany have difficulties to start their new live – the trauma of surviving the war and persecution, media portraying them as violent, and mental health issues that...
10 Jan 2019
There are still 884 refugee children under the age of 13, and 2,300 young people aged 14-17 who are missing in Germany reports Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung (NOZ) citing Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA). According to them this number is higher now...
04 Jan 2019
Only a small fraction of refuges in Germany seeks psychological help, but even for those who do it is very difficult to get it. The anchor center for asylum seekers in Bavaria has an innovative clinic for mental health called SoulTalk, a result of...
01 Mar 2018
Kathimerini reports that ''Greece has refused to take back refugees from Germany, in violation of Dublin regulations, according to a report in Germany’s Passauer Neue Presse. In a response to a parliamentary query submitted by the German Left party...
29 Jan 2018
According to RT, ''Asylum seekers from Italy and Greece will no longer be accepted as part of the EU relocation program by Germany, Die Welt reported citing the country’s Interior Ministry. Germany’s role in the relocation of asylum seekers from...
14 Dec 2017
In Germany there are more than 2 million minors living on state benefits and this number increased by 5% in comparison with the previous year; more than half a million are foreign children. The majority of them are refugees from Syria, Irak and...
06 Jul 2017
The Daily Sabah reports on the situation of missing refugee children in Germany. The article outlines that the number of missing refugee children has reached 6,000, with statistics from Germany’s Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) showing that...
13 Jun 2017
UNICEF claims nearly 50 million children around the globe are living in a precarious and nomadic state, writes a DW news article. This figure includes children who are trafficked, economic migrants, and forcibly displaced children. In Berlin,...
03 Jun 2017
The Independent reports that 14 year old, Bivsi Rana, a German-born Nepalese student, was recently deported amid a school class, with no knowledge of her deportation, prior to the incident. Hours later, Rana along with her family were placed on a...
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...

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