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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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17 Jul 2018
Last Week the UN General Assembly has agreed to better manage the international flow of migrants and protect human rights. The UN Global Compact for Migration (GCM) is a collective agreement among UN member states to improve cooperation and...
23 Aug 2017
In an effort that could contribute to the protection of children, the European Commission is currently consulting on the possibility of lowering the fingerprinting age of children in the EU Visa Information System. The current minimum age at which...
04 Oct 2016
"The Mirror" reports on the 90,000 children exposed to "trafficking gangs and sexual exploitation" and who are "battling conditions so cold they are forced to urinate on themselves to keep warm". The report details some individual cases and provides...
13 Jun 2016
The christiantoday.com reports that life is a "living hell" for children in French refugee camps, and they may have been spared if the UK's Home Office had acted faster to process their move to the UK, Unicef has warned. Hundreds of children, many...
02 Nov 2015
Newsweek reports that organized criminal gangs are targeting young asylum seekers making their way across Europe and forcing them into prostitution and slave labor, according to the chief of staff for Europol, the EU's law enforcement agency.  Brian...

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