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Hannah Bradby, Kristin Liabo, Anne Ingold, Helen Roberts - Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine1 Nov 2017

Young unaccompanied asylum seekers have been portrayed as vulnerable, resilient or both. Those granted residency in Europe are offered support by health and social care systems, but once they leave the care system to make independent lives, what part can these services play?

Helen M Roberts, Hannah Bradby, Anne Ingold, Grazia Manzotti, David Reeves, Kristin Liabo - International Journal of Social Science Studies21 Aug 2017

This paper reports the findings from a study investigating the priorities of care-leavers who arrived in England or Sweden as unaccompanied minors. 

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)20 Jul 2017

This report from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) provides data on migration throughout the EU from 1-30 June 2017. The report includes data on the child protection situation for migrant children, particularly the identification, emergency placement and accommodation of unaccompanied children. 

Plan International4 Apr 2017

The focus of the position is to coordinate and implement projects by Plan International Country Offices and implementing partners, provide technical support for project planning, monitoring and eva

The Local24 Mar 2017

In new annual report by Ombudsman for Children, Sweden was deemed inadequate in providing support for refugee children.

TT/The Local7 Mar 2017

Sweden begins physical examinations to assess the ages of young asylum seekers.

DailyMail.com8 Feb 2017

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

Jacob Lind - Sage Publications6 Sep 2016

This article discusses how children’s political agency manifests in everyday life. It shows how children who become aware of their legal status as ‘deportable’ reject this subject position and offer their own definitions of who they are and where they belong. Simultaneously, it is argued that children with varying degrees of knowledge about their legal status also express political agency through their struggle to sustain the inclusion they experience.

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.

Judith Lind and Cecilia Lindgren - Child and Family Social Work8 Jul 2016

This paper analyzes the concluding sections of assessment reports on applicants for intercountry adoption in Sweden to answer the following question: what must be said about an individual or a couple in order for her/them to be seen as a suitable adoptive parent?

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