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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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03 Oct 2019
The Europeans who joined ISIS just a few years ago would now like to return to their home countries with their children. Based on estimates, 8,000 children are stuck in camps in north-eastern Syria. They are at risk of abuse, harassment, sexual...
12 Aug 2019
The VICE article on children trapped in Spanish enclaves paints a powerful picture of the experience of one of the most vulnerable groups: unaccompanied refugee and migrant children.   Spain has seen many cases of migrant children coming recently....
18 Apr 2019
The joint statement of the conference “Rights and Protection of Children Left Behind by Parents Migrating for Work” In Europe, hundreds of thousands of children are divided from one or both of their parents due to migration. This phenomenon is...
08 Jan 2019
Council of Europe has produced a handbook that contains comprehensive guidance for frontline professionals working with migrant minors on how to communicate information about children`s rights in a child-friendly and age-appropriate manner. The...

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