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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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26 Nov 2019
The Greek child protection organization, Terre des hommes Hellas, believes the authorities’ new plans for refugees and migrants put at risk the mental health and well-being of thousands of children and young people. Athens, 25th November 2019 - The...
18 Jul 2018
More than 2500 (85%) of school-age asylum-seeking children on Greece’s Aegean islands still have not been enrolled in a public school. Access to education is a universal human right. Human Rights Watch (HRW) emphasises the need for asylum-seeking...
21 Aug 2015
The World Post reports on the migrant situation in Macedonia, where border security forces have formed a line of shields, laid down barbed wire, and launched stun grenades and bullets into a crowd of 5,000 migrants, including children and babies, to...
13 Aug 2015
"Clutching their babies in their arms and even changing nappies on the pebbled beaches of Kos: Plight of the migrant families who are so desperate for a new life in Europe they risk their children's lives crossing the Mediterranean on dinghies"...
30 Jul 2015
According to new Save the Children assessment, children refugees and migrants in Greece are exposed to risk of exploitation and sickness due to almost unexistable asylum infrastructure in this country. Temporary around 1000 persons every day...

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