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20 Mar 2017
During political crisis or crisis caused by natural disasters, shortage of safe water and food threatens people's health and even life. Children younger than five years are especially in danger and the most vulnerable are those younger than one year...
13 Mar 2017
In this Op-Ed, the availability of education for school going refugee children in various host countries in Europe is discussed. While host countries do not have an obligation to provide education to refugee children, this op-ed concludes that in...
22 Sep 2016
The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants is a common outcome document agreed upon by UN Member States that lays the foundation for a global approach to large movements of refugees and migrants. The Declaration expresses the political will...
21 Sep 2016
UNITED NATIONS, Sep 21 2016 (IPS): On Monday, ​the United States was one of the main countries to obstruct a UN Declaration ​that no child should ever be detained. Though welcome, the US’ commitment the following day to resettle 110,000 refugees in...
16 Sep 2016
CSOs call on the UN Summit for a change with commitments At the High Level Summit (HLS) of the UN General Assembly on addressing large movements of refugees and migrants, which will take place in New York on 19th September 2016, the Heads of...
10 Jun 2016
On the occasion of the World Day against Child Labour, Tdh releases a new study on child labour among refugees of the Syrian conflict. The study “Because we struggle to survive” sheds light on the problem of child labour, including its worst forms,...
A child "on the move".
03 Sep 2015
Heartbraking pictures of Aylan, a refugee toddler, lifeless, washed up on a Turkish beach. He is wearing a red T-shirt and long blue shorts that stop below the knee. He fled his home, where he wasn't wanted, sought shelter on an island that didn't...

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