News

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.

34 items available. Click here to search.
15 Oct 2018
Over 30 refugee and host community member women and children participated in the first training in ”Movement, Games and Sport” psychosocial methodology of Terre des Hommes, in Bucharest, between 19th – 27th of June 2018. About the project Through...
14 Jun 2017
Through the collaborative works of FC Barcelona, the United Nations' High Commissioner for Refugees, and the United Nations' Refugee Agency, a grand initiative has commenced in order to demonstrate support for refugee children. The #signandpass...
31 Oct 2016
'New Europe' reports that with migration high on the policy agenda across Europe, there is a need to consider how migrant children are integrated into education systems. In 2015, roughly 10 per cent of the EU population were born outside the country...
18 Oct 2016
'UNICEF' reports that from January to October 2016 it is estimated that more than 20,000 unaccompanied and separated children arrived by sea to Italy. This is already more than in 2015 when there were in total 16,500 child arrivals, of whom 12,300...
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.
20 Sep 2016
Over 300,000 refugees and migrants have made the dangerous Mediterranean sea crossing so far this year, according to figures released by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency today. “This is considerably lower than the 520,000 registered sea arrivals during...
19 Sep 2016
Remember little Alan Kurdi, age 3, who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea, as he and his family fled war-ravaged Syria? The world looked on in horror at the images of his lifeless body lying on the shore. One year later, the horror hasn’t stopped –...
19 Sep 2016
Human Rights Watch has launched a dedicated webpage on access to education for Syrian refugee children  listing the latest statistics, reports, reccommendations and multimedia aimed at journalists. More than half of the 1.5 million children...
22 Aug 2016
'IBT News' reports that Nasira Lopez, a Syrian teacher living in Istanbul, set up a school for refugee children in Turkey to prevent their exploitation and avoid child labour. "I wanted every child to be able to go to school as they should, and set...
01 Aug 2016
IRIN reports that sixteen-year-old Hamza, an Afghan refugee, can't shake the memory of another teenager's bloody, dying body on the ground metres from his tent. The victim, also an Afghan refugee aged 16, suffered severe stab wounds and head...

Pages

This project is funded by: