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Opening Doors for Europe's Children1 Feb 2018

The 2017 country factsheets provide an update on the status of child protection and care reforms from 16 European countries that are the focus of Opening Doors for Europe’s Children campaign in Phase II. 

Suzan FM Jacobs - Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry25 Dec 2017

During the summer of 2016, in the midst of one of the biggest refugee crises in centuries, the author of this article joined the team from a shelter for unaccompanied refugee minors on Samos, Greece, in an effort to provide young boys seeking asylum in Europe with an opportunity to engage in speaking about the difficulties they have encountered in life. 

Matthew Hodes, Melisa Mendoza Vasquez, Dimitris Anagnostopoulos, Kalliopi Triantafyllou, Dalia Abdelhady, Karin Weiss, Roman Koposov, Fusun Cuhadaroglu, Johannes Hebebrand, Norbert Skokauskas - European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry21 Dec 2017

This paper provides an overview of the post 2015 immigration crisis in key European countries with a special focus on current demographics, refugee children, mental health studies, policies and practical support available for refugees.

National Center for Social Solidarity & UNICEF30 Nov 2017

This infographic outlines the key facts and figures of unaccompanied youth in Greece including the number and places of UAC Shelters and Safe Zones, the number of children on the waiting list for UAC shelters, and more.

Thema Newsroom15 Nov 2017

At least 19,000 refugee and immigrant children are trapped in Greece, according to estimates based on data collected and analysed by UNICEF.

Asimina Ralli, Schiza Melpomeni, and Tsiatsiou Alexandra - The Open Family Studies Journal 12 Aug 2017

This study investigated the language and psychosocial skills of pre-school aged Greek institutionalized children in comparison to Greek children of the same age raised in a family environment. 

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. 

Human Rights Watch 19 Jul 2017

Greek authorities on the island of Lesbos are inaccurately identifying and registering unaccompanied migrant children as adults upon their arrival, denying young people the care and protection they deserve. 

Ralli M. Asimina, Schiza Melpomen, Tsiatsiou Alexandra10 Jul 2017

This study examined language and psychosocial skills of Greek institutionalized children in comparison to children of the same age brought up in family-based care. 

 

language and psychosocial skills of Greek institutionalized children in comparis

REACH and UNICEF30 Jun 2017

This report presents the findings from an assessment on the profile, drivers and intentions of refugee and migrant children who arrived in Italy and Greece in 2016 and 2017 and aims to enable Italian, Greek and European policy makers, local service providers and humanitarian actors to provide appropriate accommodations and services for migrant children.

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