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18 Oct 2016
'UNICEF' reports that from January to October 2016 it is estimated that more than 20,000 unaccompanied and separated children arrived by sea to Italy. This is already more than in 2015 when there were in total 16,500 child arrivals, of whom 12,300...
12 Oct 2016
"The Conversation" shed light on the fact that migrant and refugee children are more likely to be bullied in Italian schools. 9% of Italy's school population are migrant and refugee children and the study found that 17.9% had been victimised...
09 Sep 2016
IBT reports on a new report from Oxfam, which claims that dozens of children go missing from Italy’s reception centres each day. The organisation has found that in the first 6 months of 2016, nearly 30 unaccompanied minors went missing from “unsafe...
10 Aug 2016
'Reuters' reports on Amnesty International's warning of a buildup of migrants on Italy's border with Switzerland and its subsequent demands placed on Swiss authorities to provide clarification over reports by children that they had been sent back...
30 May 2016
The UN News Centre has announced that UNICEF has declared alarm at the growing number of migrant and refugee deaths over the past week, as they made the perilous crossing across the central Mediterranean. Many of the migrant and refugees who are...
16 Feb 2016
Yahoo News reports that Austria announced it would step up controls along its southern borders, edging closer to Eastern countries in their defiance of Germany's push for a European solution to the migrant crisis. The measures will be implemented at...

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