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.
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.
UNICEF, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children, Chairperson of the Committee on the Rights of the Child2 Oct 2015
UNICEF Executive Director, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children, and the Chairperson of the Committee on the Rights of the Child have issued a joint statement on Somalia’s ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Camilla Jones, Trish Hiddleston, and Christine McCormick8 Oct 2014
This article details the introduction of a livelihood project for unaccompanied children in the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya, which aimed at strengthening the household economy of foster families and improving the care of fostered children.
UNICEF Somalia Office invites proposals from external universities to support the development of a programme and curriculum for Under-Graduate Diploma, a Bachelor of Social Work and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Social Work, in addition to capacity building of Faculty Staff, both academic and administrative.