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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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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...
05 Dec 2018
Sheffield Hallam University has launched a three-year EU project with the planned budget of 3.2 million euro budget aiming to explore how technology, social media, software and mobile apps can be used support integration of migrants in the...
02 Dec 2018
On Sunday, December 2nd UK marked 80 years since around 10,000 children fleeing Naci occupation in Eastern Europe arrived in Britain. Aljazeera interviewed Harry Bibring, one of the the survivors, for this occiasion. Harry Bibring was 13 years old...
25 Nov 2018
The UK child migration policy was implemented after the Second World War and lasted until 1970, when it was finally terminated. As a result of this policy thousands of children were sent overseas, many of whom were in care or from poor families,...
17 Aug 2017
A report by The Children’s Society demonstrates that a large number of unaccompanied migrant children in the UK do not receive the legal help necessary to solve their immigration cases. As a result of an Act introduced in 2013, legal aid is no...
18 Oct 2016
The Telegraph reports that figures show that in the year to September 2015, 65 per cent of the child refugees who had their age disputed were found to be over 18.
03 Aug 2016
'The Mirror' reports that a UK court case has ruled in favor of the British Home Office, denying vulnerable minors from the Calais jungle asylum in the UK, and forcing them to return to dangerous conditions in  France under the Dublin regulation....
29 Jul 2016
Europe is failing to protect unaccompanied children on the move, reports the Huffington Post on a House of Lords Committee enquiry. The Children in Crisis report claims that the UK government has failed to support its European partners in taking...
13 Jun 2016
The christiantoday.com reports that life is a "living hell" for children in French refugee camps, and they may have been spared if the UK's Home Office had acted faster to process their move to the UK, Unicef has warned. Hundreds of children, many...
01 May 2016
The Guardian reports the reactions of various professionals to the rejected proposal to accept as little as 3,000 refugee children in the British House of Commons. The article highlights the pressing need for more help to an estimated 26,000 child...

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