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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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31 Dec 2018
According to the recent Caritas report from Italy, every day 44.4 people are forces to leave their houses, which makes 30 million of people migrants. Almost half of this number are children younger than 18. 300 000 children left their homes without...
18 Dec 2018
Childpact issued a statement on the International Migrants Day and expressed concern in relation to the situation of refugee and migrant children worldwide, once again emphasizing they are in the first place children and at the same time one of...
07 Dec 2018
UNICEF published a report ‘A Right to be Heard: Listening to children and young people on the move’ which provides us with the information about the challenges and deprivations faced by young refugees and migrants. The report is about the results...
07 Dec 2018
Increasing number of children requesting asylum in Europe in 2015 caught European child rights actors and agencies by surprise and showed a lot of gaps in the protection system on national level.  As a result, connections between migration, asylum...
07 Dec 2018
Sputnik international is reporting about the decision of the EU interior ministers to give a wider scope Frontex border protection agency in relation to their cooperation with the third countries, including having border management and return teams...
06 Dec 2018
The Muppets are working together with the LEGO Foundation to help refugee children suffering from trauma and with no access to education. Watch the video on the link below to learn more about this project!
06 Dec 2018
Human Rights and welfare state groups have been urging Greece to withdraw from EU-Turkey deal aiming to minimize a number of untested migrations to Europe.  They have criticized the living conditions on the Greece's eastern Aegean island where...
05 Dec 2018
Reliefweb published an interview with Vesna Mraković-Jokanović, National Director of SOS Children's Villages Serbia. SOS Children's Villages Serbia launched its emergency response in 2015 and has helped 125,000 children, young people and 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...
04 Dec 2018
The most recent European Directive on detention clearly defines situations in which countries can detain asylum seekers. Despite this, many countries in Europe apply the practice of detention of asylum seekers, adults as well as children also in...

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