Western Europe

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in Western Europe. Browse the resources by country or category for more specific information.

Agathe Nadimi – The Observers22 Mar 2017

This article from The Observers reports that unaccompanied migrant children in Paris are housed under unsanitary conditions while they wait for their files to be processed.

RT21 Mar 2017

RT reports UNICEF criticized German government for providing insufficient housing and education for child refugees.

Université de Genève Centre for Children’s Rights Studies28 Feb 2017

Université de Genève Centre for Children’s Rights Studies announces its Call for applications for the 2017-2018 cycle of the Certificate of Advanced Studies in Children

Jan Naert, Rudi Roose, Richard C. Rapp, Wouter Vanderplasschen - Children and Youth Services Review22 Feb 2017

This study provides a systematic review of the literature, focusing on the conceptualization and evaluation of continuity. 

Mark Townsend - The Guardian11 Feb 2017

Accounts from volunteers, refugees, medics and others reveal that women and children suffer rape and other abuses at France's Dunkirk camp.

International Rescue Committee9 Feb 2017

The IRC opened its office in Germany in August 2016.

Luke Dale-Harris -- Yahoo News23 Jan 2017

The expected vote could have a domino effect on how other countries handle inter-country adoptions.

Catherina Philp -- The Australian, The Times5 Jan 2017

According to this article from The Australian approximately 1,000 children from the “Jungle Camp” in Calais remain in limbo in France.

BBC News29 Dec 2016

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

Martin Selsoe Sorenson - The New York Times20 Dec 2016

This article from The New York Times ​states that shelters face problems of abuse, arson, rape,and sexual molestation.