Phillips Adrian, Saxena Ratna, Abraham Ronny Thomas - Institutionalised Children Explorations and Beyond26 Feb 2019
To ensure protection of children from institutional abuse, there is an urgent need to review the existing laws in terms of their efficacy to protect children and feasibility in implementation. The present study suggests possible solutions, by trying to understand standardized and effective models of care systems and mechanisms.
Susan Sierau, Esther Schneider, Yuriy Nesterko, Heide Glaesmer - European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry31 Oct 2018
The present study analyzes differences between perceived social support from family, peers, and adult mentors in Unaccompanied refugee minors (URM), with subgroup analyses of peer and mentor support in URM with and without family contact.
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.
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.
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.