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09 Jan 2019
Oxfam is warning about hundreds of pregnant women, unaccompanied children and survivors of torture who have been “abandoned” in refugee camps in Greece. Independent talked to Renata Rendón, Oxfam’s head of mission in Greece who confirmed...
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...
06 Jan 2019
The number of people trying to cross the English Channel to enter UK is increasing, amounting to a total of 239 since November. Before migrants tend to use vans, crossing the channel in ferries. This has changed, and now small and unsafe boats are...
05 Jan 2019
Rights activists accused European countries on Friday of a new "record of shame" for refusing to open ports to migrant children and families stranded at sea in the Mediterranean for two weeks. Migrants rescued off Malta on December 22 are still at...
04 Jan 2019
Only a small fraction of refuges in Germany seeks psychological help, but even for those who do it is very difficult to get it. The anchor center for asylum seekers in Bavaria has an innovative clinic for mental health called SoulTalk, a result of...
04 Jan 2019
Sky News talked to 18 young people who came to the UK as unaccompanied minors from the Middle East or North Africa, trying to understand their decision to come to the UK and not stay in some of the other EU countries. Sky News illustrated their...
03 Jan 2019
Ellen Water, the Director of Development at Doctors of the World UK wrote a blog for BMJ about the Open Minds project, an initiative by Doctors of the World, which, according to her “aims to promote mental health and wellbeing for people facing...
02 Jan 2019
More than 90 Maltese academics together with 232 other academics from all over the European Union issues a press release urging Member States to open their ports and allow  the 49 migrants currently stranded in the Mediterranean Sea to safely enter...

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01 Jan 2019
The number of students, pupils and children in the 0-19 age group who emigrated from Romania between 2007 and 2017 is 484,753, according to a paper published in the Romanian Journal of Statistics, quoted by local Edupedu.ro. The number goes up to...

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