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Marianne Jakobsen, Melinda Ashley Meyer DeMott, Tore Wentzel-Larsen, Trond Heir - BMJ Open16 May 2017

This study examined the mental health of unaccompanied refugee minors during the asylum-seeking process, with a focus on specific stages in the asylum process, such as age assessment, placement in a supportive or non-supportive facility and final decision on the asylum applications.

DailyMail.com8 Feb 2017

Daily Mail reports Afghan migrant teen suicides are results of stricter asylum rules. 

BBC News29 Dec 2016

Dozens of children are seeking a judicial review in the UK High Court early next year.

Allison Pond - Desert News NewsOK26 Sep 2016

In this article from NEWSok, Zaidoon Khalaf shares his experiences while attempting to reunify with his family Germany.

Human Rights Watch31 Aug 2016

Human Rights Watch has extensively documented human rights violations relating to attacks on education, women and girls’ rights, the situation of Afghan refugees and asylum seekers, child labor, and the judicial execution and ill-treatment of child offenders. This submission proposes issues and questions that Committee members may wish to raise with the government.

DAVID KEYTON and MAHSA AMINELAHI - Stars and Stripes22 Aug 2016

After being separated from his parents in a Turkish forest, Mahdi Azizi reunited with his family in Sweden after his father spotted him at an open air concert.

Women’s Link Worldwide 21 Jun 2016

This report by Women’s Link Worldwide tells the stories of twelve women who fled the bombings and violence in Syria only to end up trapped in Piraeus, Greece, deprived of their most basic rights.

UNICEF14 Jun 2016

This report from UNICEF highlights the many dangers, risks, and challenges faced by unaccompanied refugee and migrant children travelling to Europe on their own to escape conflict, poverty, or other forms of oppression.

Phillip Connor and Jens Manuel Krogstad - Pew Research Center10 May 2016

This article from the Pew Research Center presents statistics on the number of unaccompanied minors seeking asylum in Europe, and the growth in child migration in the past few years.

UNICEF29 Sep 2015

Depuis le début de l’année 2015, plus d’un million de personnes ont traversé la méditerranée pour rejoindre l’Europe. Près d’une personne sur cinq ayant rejoint les côtes européennes est un enfant…

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