France

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.

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.

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. 

The Guardian8 Dec 2016

This video from The Guardian discusses how six weeks after the Calais migrant camp was demolished, unaccompanied minors were transferred around France and are still waiting to hear from the Home Office. 

SOS Children's Villages8 Nov 2016
Location: 
Paris, France

SOS Children’s Villages is organising the Conference “Children’s Rights in Alternative Care: Walk the Talk!” taking place in Paris on 8th November, under the patronage of Ms Laurence Rossignol, Minister for the Family, Children and Women’s Rights.

SOS Children's Villages8 Nov 2016
Location: 
Paris, France

SOS Children’s Villages is organising the Conference “Children’s Rights in Alternative Care: Walk the Talk!” taking place in Paris on 8th November, under the patronage of Ms Laurence Rossignol, Minister for the Family, Children and Women’s Rights. 

BreakingNews.ie31 Oct 2016

Irish government urged to take in unaccompanied children from Calais refugee camps.

Amelia Gentelman - The Guardian31 Oct 2016

The Guardian reports that more than 1,000 children remain in Calais camps.  The report says that children are living in shipping containers with inadequate food, water and supplies.

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