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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...
13 Jun 2017
Aljazeera recently wrote a piece about the precarious life of an 11 year old Afghan refugee who has been stuck in Serbia. Abuzar was interviewed by Aljazeera in February 2017 and is one of 300,000 child migrants worldwide who have been attempting to...
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...

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11 Mar 2016
UNICEF Regional Office for Central East Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS) and Child Protection Hub for South East Europe have successfully completed the first phase of the project entitled “Developing capacities and providing...
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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