Central America


Surge in number of unaccompanied minors in Central America as violence escalates Posted Jul 17, 2017

Last month (June 2017), the desperate situation of people forced to flee their homes in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala was brought home by the…

Migration in the Northern Triangle of Central America Posted Nov 22, 2016

Over the years, there has been an increase in migrants in the countries of the so-called Northern Triangle of Central America, which includes El Salvador,…

We believe in Youth Posted Oct 10, 2016

“There is a pressing need to reach out to Refugee Youth”, who form the large proportion of the refugee population, particularly in the Middle East…

School did not start for everyone Posted Oct 06, 2016

There are six million primary and secondary school-age refugees under UNHCR’s mandate: 3.7 million of them are out of school. Only 50 per cent of refugee…

A Global Path to End Child Detention Posted Sep 21, 2016

The Inter-Agency Working Group to End Child Detention (IAWG), an international alliance which assist States to “completely and expeditiously” end the practice of child immigration detention and of which…

#MigrantRights Campaign Posted Sep 20, 2016

There are over 232 million international migrants in the world today and an estimated 20 percent of migrants are in an irregular situation. One out of…

UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants: Nothing to celebrate Posted Sep 16, 2016

CSOs call on the UN Summit for a change with commitments At the High Level Summit (HLS) of the UN General Assembly on addressing large…

Children on the move: detention is a violation of their rights Posted Sep 14, 2016

“Detention for administrative purposes can never ever be in the best interest of a child” states François Crépeau, UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of…

El Salvador : children forcibly displaced because of violence Posted Nov 17, 2015

In El Salvador, children and adolescents are exposed to a danger that becomes increasingly serious : forced displacement due to the widespread violence. According to the UNICEF report,…

End the detention of migrant children in the United States Posted May 22, 2015

      This month, the Global Campaign to End Immigration Detention of Children led by International Detention Coalition and to which DU Campaign and…