Middle East


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…

Uprooted: The Growing Crisis for Refugee and Migrant Children Posted Sep 08, 2016

50 million children have migrated across borders or been forcibly displaced within their own countries around the world today; more than half of these children…

Report: Danger every step of the way Posted Jul 19, 2016

A harrowing journey to Europe for refugee and migrant children “Around the world, almost one in 10 children live in countries and areas affected by armed…

Refugees olympic team at Rio 2016 Posted Jul 15, 2016

From Damascus to Rio: Swimming for freedom and glory The story of the young woman is extraordinary and famous: search engines propose hundreds of references…

Because we struggle to survive Posted Jun 09, 2016

Terre des hommes’ report indicates dramatic increase of child labour among Syrian refugees. Child labour among Syrian refugees has reached an alarming scale. Terre des…

Syria : War against children Posted Mar 14, 2016

Five years of war in Syria Five years after the outbreak of violence in Syria, an incomprehensible humanitarian disaster prevails. Around half of the 22…

France – UK, Calais: We do not have any help here, so we need to leave Posted Mar 10, 2016

Children on the move need coordinated transnational protection 3rd of March 2016, France, in Calais’s “jungle”, the informal settlement is being dismantled by the police…