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.

News

27 Feb 2019
Migrant children and youth are especially vulnerable to social exclusion. Through the MINT Project, Terre des hommes and its partners aim to empower refugee and migrant children, as well as European youth, to engage in new integration activities. By... Read more
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

Learning

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

Library

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
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

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...

Multimedia

21 Feb 2019
We are pleased to share with you below a link to the television series produced as part of the Coral Project: A series of 3 episodes of 7 minutes each that traces the life and migration path of little KoKotako and Assibavi. It informs the public... Read more
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.
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Children on the move

Theory of Change - Migration, Tackling Child Labour and Access to Justice Programmes
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Tdh Lausanne
The Theory of change (TOC) illustrates why and how a desired change is likely to occur in a particular context. It seeks to fill the "missing element" between activities or interventions and how they contribute to desired changes.
[International] Final Draft of the UN Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration
Date of publication: 2018
Last Week the UN General Assembly has agreed to better manage the international flow of migrants and protect human rights.
[Africa] Consultation of the Directors of ECOWAS States in charge of Child Protection
Date of publication: 2018
The Meeting between GRPE (Regional Group on Child Protection) and the Directors of Child Protection of ECOWAS Member States, was held on 18 and 19 June 2018 in Dakar at the premises of the UNICEF Regional Office for West and Central Africa in Sene
YouCreate Pilot Project - Capitalization Activities (Midpoint Capitalization)
Date of publication: 2018
In the context of the YouCreate project, this document outlines 2 tools to be used for initial
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.
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
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.
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.

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