Central America

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…

57,000 children on the run at the US border since October 2013 Posted Jul 22, 2014

  According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 57,000 unaccompanied children were caught at the Mexico-USA border since October 2013, this is double of…

1st Destination Unknown Campaign Assembly Posted Oct 15, 2013

“Children on the move” is a fact, worldwide! A global campaign team to protect them Geneva, 17-18 September 2013. 35 professionals representing 16 organisations from…

The lives of children on the move in the policy debate in New York. Are their voices influencing policy? Posted Oct 08, 2013

The High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development has not left children behind but, as the tragedy of Lampedusa was there to remind policy makers,…

The migration of children in ACP countries: Of their own free will or involuntary? Posted Jul 03, 2013

This background note belongs to the series of Background Notes created by the ACP Observatory on Migration on several key issues linked to South-South migration. This background…

Exceeding migration and other myths Posted Nov 27, 2012

The notion of migration has often a negative characterisation, marked by prejudices, wrong ideas, stereotypes and myths. Therefore terre des hommes Schweiz launched its online…

Watch the Video: Young people from El Salvador migrate to the U.S. Posted Nov 09, 2012

Every year about 200 000 people leave El Salvador, hoping to find a better life elsewhere. Most of them make their way to the U.S.…

TDHIF submission to UNCRC Day Posted Nov 01, 2012

Geneva, 28 September 2012 DOWNLOAD and read the Submission of Terre des Hommes International Federation to UN Committee on the Rights of the Child Day…