Special section: Children on the move

You can access resources for those working with children on the move: news, documents, learning resources, discussions and experts.

News

27 Feb 2019
Migrant children and youth are especially vulnerable to social exclusion. Through the MINT Project, Terre des hommes and its partners aim to empower refugee and migrant children, as well as European youth, to engage in new integration activities. By... Read more
20 Nov 2018
BRUSSELS, 20 November 2018 – Sixty-eight per cent of children and adolescents in over 20 European countries feel welcoming and curious towards people from different nationalities living intheir country, according to the findings of an... Read more
19 Nov 2018
The Daily Sabah Turkey writes about the unaccompanied minors arriving in Turkey, seeking safety and a normal life. The Children's Support Center in Diyarbakir provides accommodation for migrant children, who now speak of their experiences on the... Read more

Learning

07 Nov 2018
The increased movement of children and families across Europe, the heightened vulnerabilities associated with this, and the variation in the response suggests the need for more consistent training for social workers and NGOs involved with migrant... Read more
26 Jun 2018
Close to 1 million migrants and refugees fleeing war, violence and poverty have been displaced throughout Western Europe. To address the evolving needs of this vulnerable population, Terre des Hommes developed several initiatives to increase... Read more
27 Mar 2018
Since the beginning of the so called "migrant and refugee crisis", many European countries have been facing difficulties while trying to cope with the crisis and effectively respond to the needs of the most vulnerable groups affected... Read more

Library

03 Oct 2018
This review will inform the reader of migration trends, national policies, and the treatment of children on the move in Greece, Serbia, Italy, Hungary, and Bosnia. Please download the document below.
03 Oct 2018
This summary aims to illustrate areas of improvement for assisting children on the move in the capacity of a social worker or policymaker. Assessment According to Article 3 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, all actions concerning... Read more
03 Oct 2018
This summary describes the risks faced by children as well as the effects of movement on children. Risks on the Move As explained in our infographic, there is a whole spectrum of movement types for children. Those that involve irregular... Read more

Forum topics

16 Apr 2015 by Judit Németh-Almasi
We are looking ideas, experience, approaches of working with 14-19 years olds. We would like to know methods and activities you use, or would...

Multimedia

21 Feb 2019
We are pleased to share with you below a link to the television series produced as part of the Coral Project: A series of 3 episodes of 7 minutes each that traces the life and migration path of little KoKotako and Assibavi. It informs the public... Read more
03 Oct 2018
This infographic will brief you on the concept of 'Children on the Move', which includes their identity, movement patterns and motivations, as well as the effects of migration on them. Read more
03 Oct 2018
This video provides brief overview of children on the move, the risks the face and assistance they require.
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Children on the move

Social Worker – Safety Zone for Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children
Date of publication: 2019
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) are looking for an individual for the position Social Worker – Sa
CORAL Project - Television series on the life and migration path of little KoKotako and Assibavi [Video] [Video]
Date of publication: 2019
We are pleased to share with you below a link to the television series produced as part of the Coral Project: A series of 3 episodes
The adventures of Kokotako and Assibavi - Are there opportunities for migrant children and youth?
Date of publication: 2019
Recognising the fact that migration does not only come with risks or vulnerabilities but also with opportunities and personal development, CORAL project seeks to support migrant children throughout their migratory journey (in plac
[Turkey] Alone and far from home, child migrants cling to life in Turkey
Date of publication: 2018
The Daily Sabah Turkey writes about the unaccompanied minors arriving in Turkey, seeking safety and a normal life.
Online course: Family on the move
Date of publication: 2018
The increased movement of children and families across Europe, the heightened vulnerabilities associated with this, and the variation in the response suggests the need for more consistent training for social workers and NGOs involved with migrant
“Do no digital harm”. A conversation on handling sensitive data
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Irin News
"Refugees can pay for groceries with the blink of an eye in Jordan, interactive maps track thousands of people on the move in Syria, a plastic ration card can hold a whole Rohingya family’s details.
[Kosovo] Terre des hommes creates and supports integration opportunities for vulnerable children in Kosovo
Date of publication: 2018
Every third person in Kosovo lives below the poverty line, meanwhile unemployment rises to above 30%.

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