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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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06 May 2017
An article published by The Hindu e-paper, had highlighted the intensification of the contemporary refugee crisis, which signified the concerns of the whereabouts of the thousands of children who have gone missing as a result of their journey to...
05 Sep 2016
The Independent has released shocking new figures for the number of children “failed” by the British government. According to the report, the whereabouts of 360 vulnerable children is unknown, over 200 of whom have been missing for over two years. A...
29 Aug 2016
Express reports that most of the missing 8,991 children are aged between 14 and 17, although 867 are aged under 13. The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) warned unaccompanied minors from conflict zones are "by far the most...
29 Aug 2016
The Telegraph's Justin Huggler writes on fears that many of the unaccompanied refugee children (totalling almost 9000 according to recent police figures) have been targeted by organised trafficking gangs. Save the Children said it was “extremely...
03 Aug 2016
According to the Wall Street Journal, children are “slipping through the cracks in Europe’s social-safety net. Reporters state that 90 unaccompanied children on the move have been reported missing to Child Focus, whilst Belgian authorities cannot...

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