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23 Jan 2020
Roughly 400 of the 2000 children in Samos, Greece, hopes to go to the UK to be reuinited with their family members, but the majority in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom voted against it. These children live in really poor conditions, in...
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 ...
03 Oct 2019
The Europeans who joined ISIS just a few years ago would now like to return to their home countries with their children. Based on estimates, 8,000 children are stuck in camps in north-eastern Syria. They are at risk of abuse, harassment, sexual...
12 Aug 2019
The VICE article on children trapped in Spanish enclaves paints a powerful picture of the experience of one of the most vulnerable groups: unaccompanied refugee and migrant children.   Spain has seen many cases of migrant children coming recently....
18 Apr 2019
The joint statement of the conference “Rights and Protection of Children Left Behind by Parents Migrating for Work” In Europe, hundreds of thousands of children are divided from one or both of their parents due to migration. This phenomenon is...
08 Jan 2019
Council of Europe has produced a handbook that contains comprehensive guidance for frontline professionals working with migrant minors on how to communicate information about children`s rights in a child-friendly and age-appropriate manner. The...
20 Feb 2018
In January 2018, Terre des hommes Foundation, Romanian delegation, started to implement the European pilot project “Move together” – that approaches sport as a tool for integration and social inclusion of refugees. The project lasts 12 months and it...
21 Sep 2017
Open Democracy follows the cases of migrant families living in Russia whose children are struggling to enroll in school due to the tightening restrictions on school attendance. This has particularly adverse affects for migrant children who are...
31 Oct 2016
'New Europe' reports that with migration high on the policy agenda across Europe, there is a need to consider how migrant children are integrated into education systems. In 2015, roughly 10 per cent of the EU population were born outside the country...
01 Aug 2016
IRIN reports that sixteen-year-old Hamza, an Afghan refugee, can't shake the memory of another teenager's bloody, dying body on the ground metres from his tent. The victim, also an Afghan refugee aged 16, suffered severe stab wounds and head...

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