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States should never use force or detention against migrant children to obtain their fingerprints, says EU rights agency Posted Mar 28, 2018

Authorities from European Union member states should never use force to obtain migrant children’s fingerprints and other biometric data, a new report by the European…

Refugee and migrant children face destitution and uncertainty in Paris Posted Mar 27, 2018

A lack of information about children’s rights and European asylum law is leaving refugee and migrant children sleeping outdoors in Paris. Governments in both France…

Hawa escapes exploitation thanks to prolonged community support from Destination Unknown Posted Mar 26, 2018

Hawa* and her mother are now living with a foster family in Gao, Mali. They fled from the nearby town of Gossi because of multiple…

Destination Unknown member Terre des Hommes provides long-lasting solutions for Syrian children in Jordan and Lebanon Posted Mar 20, 2018

As the Syria crisis enters its eighth year, Terre des Hommes supports children who have known nothing but conflict. Ongoing violence in areas such as…

Start as you mean to go on: The road to child-friendly global compacts on refugees and migration Posted Feb 22, 2018

As we campaign for a safer world for children on the move, the Destination Unknown campaign was glad to see talks between governments begin on…

Trump and El Salvador: How TPS suspension leaves children’s future in the balance Posted Jan 12, 2018

El Salvador is struggling to cope with the needs of thousands of children and young people forcibly returned to the country from the Unites States…

Breaking through the walls: How young returnees can be helped back into El Salvadorian society Posted Dec 19, 2017

A group of people, including children, attempt to cross into the United States from Mexico. ©Terre des Hommes Schweiz Destination Unknown campaign member Terre des Hommes…

Child immigration detention: Why EU states must cut it out Posted Nov 27, 2017

European governments are treating children like criminals by detaining them because of their migration status. It’s time to care for them as the children they…

Illustrations and airwaves: Informing communities on children on the move Posted Nov 13, 2017

See the picture gallery below. People have moved along the Abidjan-Lagos corridor throughout history – the many cultures of the region shaped by this migration.…