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26 Feb 2020
Every child has the right to a peaceful and secure upbringing. Every child has the right to be cared for. Every child has the right to be treated with respect. Yet child migrants are frequently denied any of these things. According to research from...
13 Jan 2020
Many migrant children have been raised in societies where living conditions and paediatric healthcare differ from those of industrialized countries. As a result, migrant children have important healthcare needs. Researchers claim that the burden of ...
07 Jan 2020
The European Commission launched an online, international ‘Migration’ Atlas, with data for 198 countries and information updated daily. You can check trends, statistics, and demographics for countries, and find information related to migration,...
16 Dec 2019
Malta is a signatory of the international convention on child protection, but children from non-EU countries are no longer eligible to reside in Malta if their parents’ yearly salary is under €19,000, plus €3800 per child. There are a few exceptions...
10 Dec 2019
The new Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) study shows that immigrants in Austria still perform far below their native peers, while in Germany 20% of 15-year-olds can barely read. According to Kronen Zeitung's report, the...
28 Nov 2019
With the mainstream media in the UK seemingly determined to portray the impact of immigration as negative and harmful, it is vitally important for parity to be established and the truth to be vocalised. Many of those who travel to the UK in search...
06 Nov 2019
According to the 1951 UN Refugee Convention, states have committed to provide access to education to every child, regardless of his or her migratory status. However, crossing the doorstep of a school is not enough. For an educational experience...
11 Oct 2019
In 2018, the International Organization for Migration (IOM)—with support from the European Union—opened four new Temporary Reception Centres in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which are designated for vulnerable migrants: families and single men. The...
12 Sep 2019
The Party of European Socialists (consisting of the Socialist, Social Democratic, Labour and Democratic Parties from all around Europe), aims to preserve values like democracy, freedom, equality and justice. Which is why it acts in the child-...
10 Sep 2019
In 2015, more than 90,000 unaccompanied migrant children sought asylum in Europe. Last year that number dropped to nearly 20,000. This last week, the Fostering Across Borders (FAB) project, aimed at supporting these children by training care...

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