Special section: Children on the move

You can access resources for those working with children on the move: news, documents, learning resources, discussions and experts.


20 Nov 2018
BRUSSELS, 20 November 2018 – Sixty-eight per cent of children and adolescents in over 20 European countries feel welcoming and curious towards people from different nationalities living intheir country, according to the findings of an... Read more
19 Nov 2018
The Daily Sabah Turkey writes about the unaccompanied minors arriving in Turkey, seeking safety and a normal life. The Children's Support Center in Diyarbakir provides accommodation for migrant children, who now speak of their experiences on the... Read more
15 Oct 2018
Every third person in Kosovo lives below the poverty line, meanwhile unemployment rises to above 30%. Due to socio-economic factors, many families cannot afford to provide their children with a meaningful leisure time and proper school preparation.... Read more


07 Nov 2018
The increased movement of children and families across Europe, the heightened vulnerabilities associated with this, and the variation in the response suggests the need for more consistent training for social workers and NGOs involved with migrant... Read more
26 Jun 2018
Close to 1 million migrants and refugees fleeing war, violence and poverty have been displaced throughout Western Europe. To address the evolving needs of this vulnerable population, Terre des Hommes developed several initiatives to increase... Read more
27 Mar 2018
Since the beginning of the so called "migrant and refugee crisis", many European countries have been facing difficulties while trying to cope with the crisis and effectively respond to the needs of the most vulnerable groups affected... Read more


03 Oct 2018
This summary describes the risks faced by children as well as the effects of movement on children. Risks on the Move As explained in our infographic, there is a whole spectrum of movement types for children. Those that involve irregular... Read more
03 Oct 2018
This review will inform the reader of migration trends, national policies, and the treatment of children on the move in Greece, Serbia, Italy, Hungary, and Bosnia. Please download the document below.
03 Oct 2018
This summary aims to illustrate areas of improvement for assisting children on the move in the capacity of a social worker or policymaker. Assessment According to Article 3 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, all actions concerning... Read more

Forum topics

16 Apr 2015 by Judit Németh-Almasi
We are looking ideas, experience, approaches of working with 14-19 years olds. We would like to know methods and activities you use, or would...


03 Oct 2018
This infographic will brief you on the concept of 'Children on the Move', which includes their identity, movement patterns and motivations, as well as the effects of migration on them. Read more
03 Oct 2018
This video provides brief overview of children on the move, the risks the face and assistance they require.
04 Sep 2018
This infographic presents a path to aszlum that an unaccompanied or separated child takes.   Sources: “Asylum Applicants Considered to be Unaccompanied Minors.” (2017). Eurostat newsrelease. http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/... Read more

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Children on the move

Men and boys in displacement. Assistance and protection challenges for unaccompanied boys and men in refugee contexts
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: CARE & Promundo
"Refugee women and children face specific risks and their needs are, quite rightly, highlighted and addressed by the humanitarian community. However, the situation and specific needs of single male refugees is often less understood.
Syria Regional Crisis Response: External dashboards - Updated Monthly
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Save The Children
According to UNHCR, 5,306,503 people have now fled Syria. Children make up 47.5% of the refugee population, corresponding to an estimate of 2,530,589 refugee children.
Protection Monitoring Report - Data Collection in Bulgaria
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Terre des hommes
The report has been developed as part of the second phase of the project “Psychosocial support and protection emergency response for refugee unaccompanied and separated children in Bulgaria”, implemented under the lead of Terre des hommes (Tdh) in
Supporting the Social Service Workforce on the Frontlines of the Southeastern Europe Refugee Crisis
Date of publication: 2018
Close to 1 million migrants and refugees fleeing war, violence and poverty have been displaced throughout Western Europe.
Art for Young Change Makers on the Move
Date of publication: 2018
In the context of the YouCreate Project, this document is part two (part one was published on
Consultancy: Psycho-Social Services and Training Institute in Cairo Capitalization
Date of publication: 2018
As part of the implementation of its Vision 2030 and Strategic Plan 2016-2020, Terre des hommes Foundation has established the Migration program, at the global level and in several regions, since beginning of 2017.
No lost generation: Supporting the School Participation of Displaced Syrian Children in Lebanon
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti
"This paper documents the impact of a cash transfer programme – an initiative of the Government of Lebanon, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP), widely known as the No Lost Generation Pro
How to Talk to Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children about Asylum [ChildHub Video]
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Child Protection Hub
This video provides some useful tips on how to talk to unaccompanied minors and separated children about Asylum. Sources:
Advocacy Toolkit: Better care services for unaccompanied and separated migrant children in Europe
Date of publication: 2018
Refugee and migrant children often live in detention centres or in big refugee camps, with no possibility to interact with the local community or attend school.


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