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

26 Feb 2020
Every child has the right to a peaceful and secure upbringing. Every child has the right to be cared for. Every child has the right to be treated with respect. Yet child migrants are frequently denied any of these things. According to research... Read more
25 Feb 2020
Open Letter To: The Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis   Dear Prime Minister, The organizations signing this letter have been engaged for many years in the field of human rights and... Read more
09 Feb 2020
Annie Chapman, a doctor from London and a volunteer of the Boat Refugee Foundation (BRF) in Lesbos, Greece, has recently published an observer special report at the Guardian. Her story about dire living conditions and a close look at cases of... Read more

Learning

04 Nov 2020
With increasingly more multi-cultural and multi-ethnic societies due to new migration routes, migrant and refugee integration can be a challenge both for host communities as well as for migrant and refugees themselves. Lack of proper integration can... Read more
28 Jan 2020
This webinar is being organized as part of the regional project "Building Relationships through Innovative Development of Gender-Based Violence Awareness in Europe - BRIDGE" which has the aim to strengthen the statutory response to gender-... Read more
12 Dec 2019
About the webinar: The European Union (EU) is negotiating the Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF) 2021-2027. Through this crucial process, the EU institutions and member states take a decision on the policy priorities for the next seven years... Read more

Library

21 Jan 2020
Every child should be able to live safely with their family. But when disaster strikes, children may need to seek safety from conflict or persecution, leaving their families behind. A few of these children find safety in the UK – where unfair... Read more
13 Jan 2020
Data and Trend Analysis (DATA) Refugees and Migrants at the Western Balkans Route Regional Overview, covering period July - September 2019, describes key trends in migrations in the region, detailing information about the number of people on the... Read more
01 Jan 2020
This e-book is the offline version of the e-learning modules for teachers available on the School Support Platform  How can teachers and school staff be supported in managing multicultural environments? Encouraging the inclusion... 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

10 Sep 2019
Early childhood education and care (ECEC) programmes can help refugees and asylum seekers to integrate into new countries. This short animation dramatises the findings of a report looking at these programmes in nine countries (Belgium, Canada,... Read more
09 Sep 2019
This infographic is about identifying, supporting, and working with migrant children who are victims of torture. It was produced by Jun Pang, a Child Protection Intern at the Tdh Regional Office Europe.  Read more
09 Sep 2019
This infographic is about institutional barriers to and best practices for identifying, supporting, and working with migrant children who are victims of torture. It was produced by Jun Pang, a Child Protection Intern at the Tdh... Read more
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Children on the move

[United Kingdom] Despite Facing Traumatic Situations, Child Migrants are Shown Little Sympathy by the UK Media
Date of publication: 2020
Every child has the right to a peaceful and secure upbringing. Every child has the right to be cared for. Every child has the right to be treated with respect. Yet child migrants are frequently denied any of these things.
[Greece] A doctor’s story: inside the ‘living hell’ of Moria refugee camp
Date of publication: 2020
Annie Chapman, a doctor from London and a volunteer of the Boat Refugee Foundation (BRF) in Lesbos, Greece, has recently published an observer special report at the Guardian.
[United Kingdom] Being Age Assessed as a Young Asylum Seeker: a Message to the Authorities
Date of publication: 2020
A young asylum seeker from Afghanistan underwent a shocking journey as he fled his home country for the UK. During this time the British authorities continued to assess his age as no one believed he was under 18.
Presenting the handbook on counselling asylum seeking and refugee women victims of gender-based violence (BRIDGE and ChildHub webinar)
Date of publication: 2020
This webinar is being organized as part of the regional project "Building Relationships through Innovative Development of Gender-Based Violence Awareness in Europe - BRIDGE" which has the aim to strengthen the statutory response to gender-based vi
[Greece] MSF Says at least 140 Children with Serious Health Conditions Living at Moria Migrant Camp
Date of publication: 2020
The Moria complex on the island of Lesbos has capacity for 3,000 people, but there are now more than 19,000 people crammed inside, more than 1,000 of which are unaccompanied migrant children. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) claims that many of these
[United Kingdom] 'As We Leave the EU, We Cannot Abandon Our Compassion and Humanity'
Date of publication: 2020
Roughly 400 of the 2000 children in Samos, Greece, hopes to go to the UK to be reuinited with their family members, but the majority in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom voted against it.
[Central Europe] Facebook Photo Album of 'Mentoring for Integration of Migrant and Refugee Children' Project
Date of publication: 2020
About 30% of the migrant population reaching Europe over the past years were children – many of them separated or unaccompanied.
Without my Family: The impact of family separation on child refugees in the UK
Date of publication: 2020
Publisher: Amnesty International, The Refugee Council, Save the Children UK
Every child should be able to live safely with their family. But when disaster strikes, children may need to seek safety from conflict or persecution, leaving their families behind.
[European Union] Providing a Home for Europe’s Unaccompanied Migrant Children
Date of publication: 2020
Fatima is three years old. She was born in Guinea, and arrived in Malaga, Spain on the night of 23 June 2019, after crossing the Mediterranean with a large group of strangers and a woman who claimed to be her aunt.

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