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This article examines the extent to which two key child rights principles enshrined in the Convention have been incorporated into the domestic law of seven South Asian countries: (a) the obligation to undertake active measures to prevent the unnecessary separation of children from their families and (b) the placing of a child in alternative care as a measure of last resort.
This book largely focuses on unaccompanied minors who arrived in a European country in 2015, with special attention paid to the top-three nationalities of unaccompanied minors, namely Syrian, Afghan and Eritrean minors.
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.
This study seeks to improve understanding of the risks and types of sexual and gender-based violence faced by children who migrate on their own, as well as the unfortunate and widespread gaps in protection and assistance for these children.
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.
Daily Mail reports Afghan migrant teen suicides are results of stricter asylum rules.
Dozens of children are seeking a judicial review in the UK High Court early next year.
In this article from NEWSok, Zaidoon Khalaf shares his experiences while attempting to reunify with his family Germany.
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.