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Albania: Easing the burden of returning migrant families Posted May 23, 2018

In Albania, the socioeconomic situation drives its population to emigrate. The last years saw the number of migrants returning home increase significantly. This is related…

Destination Unknown joins call for all UN Member States to end child immigration detention Posted May 17, 2018

Working with the Child Rights Initiative, Destination Unknown is campaigning for children’s rights to be at the heart of two new global compacts on migration…

New manual to support organisations working for regularisation of children, young people and families Posted Apr 19, 2018

A new manual advising organisations who work with migrant children, young people, families and governments for new or improved regularisation mechanisms has been produced by…

Education, work and family life are biggest challenges facing young refugees, new study reveals Posted Apr 03, 2018

New research into the problems young refugees face when transitioning into adulthood can help us understand and tackle the issues they face, write Professor Lorraine…

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…