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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 Aug 2016
The Parliament Magazine reports that a recent Eurobarometer survey found that two-thirds of EU citizens felt that the European Union should be doing more to tackle the refugee crisis. It is reported that "Across the EU, 74 per cent of respondents...
09 Aug 2016
Open Democracy reports on the continuing situation of migrants at camps in Greece on the island of Chios. There are three different camps in the area but one's quality of life depends very much on which camps one ends up in, which in turn is largely...
05 Aug 2016
Numerous reports continue to surface detailing the failures of the international community in their response to the refugee crisis. In particular, the fact that many refugee children are missing out on several years worth of schooling is especially...
04 Aug 2016
This report by The Guardian focuses on the many forms of violence experienced by refugees living in the French camps at Calais and Dunkirk. Violence has become a reality for the vast majority of people there and it is perpetrated by the police,...
03 Aug 2016
Pew research centre’s analysis of Eurostat data reveals that over half of the 1.3m asylum seekers entering the EEA in 2015 applied for asylum in just three countries: Germany, Hungary and Sweden. Applications to Finland increased by 800%, whilst...
03 Aug 2016
The Independent provides insights into the content of a new Home Office Committee Report "Migration Crisis" in which it is concluded that the response to the situation across the EU has been "lamentable". The report examines the situation over the...
02 Aug 2016
The express.co.uk reports that the EU is drawing up new laws which will unleash a fresh wave of migration and completely undermine attempts to bring the refugee crisis under control, according to furious Germany politicians. Under proposals put...
31 Jul 2016
The Independent reports that so far this year at least 3,000 migrants have died whilst attempting to cross the Mediterranean. This puts 2016 on course to be the most deadly year yet in the continuing refugee crisis. Whilst the numbers of people...
29 Jul 2016
Europe is failing to protect unaccompanied children on the move, reports the Huffington Post on a House of Lords Committee enquiry. The Children in Crisis report claims that the UK government has failed to support its European partners in taking...
29 Jul 2016
The EU Observer reports the findings of the European Commission's new survey assessing the attitudes of Europeans to key issues. More than 130,000 people were interviewed across 34 countries and by far the most important issues in people's minds are...

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