Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children14 Feb 2018
Prepared for the Agenda 2030 for Children: End Violence Solutions Summit, held in Stockholm, Sweden, on 14-15 February 2018, this report tracks progress towards prohibition and elimination of corporal punishment of children in Pathfinding countries.
Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children14 Feb 2018
The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, and partners, are issuing an urgent call to action, bringing together governments, the UN, civil society, the private sector, academics and children themselves to design and share bold solutions for preventing and responding to violence against boys and girls during the first End Violence Solutions Summit.
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.
Anna Sarkadi, Kajsa Ådahl, Emma Stenvall, Richard Ssegonja, Hemrin Batti, Parthena Gavra, Karin Fängström, Raziye Salari - European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry19 Dec 2017
This study aimed to (1) evaluate the indicated prevention program Teaching Recovery Techniques (TRT) in a community setting and describe the program’s effects on symptoms of PTSD and depression in unaccompanied refugee minors; and (2) examine participants’ experiences of the program.
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?
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.