South Asia


Destination Unknown campaign member Terre des Hommes rallies to protect Rohingya refugee children Posted Sep 28, 2017

Over 430,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar to seek safety from an escalation of violence in the last four weeks – three in five of them…

How young Afghans in Sweden hope to put the brakes on dangerous deportations Posted Aug 18, 2017

Popular protests have sprung up across Sweden against forcibly returning people, including unaccompanied minors, to Afghanistan. Anna Benedictsson from Destination Unknown campaign member One Third…

Anti-trafficking unchained Posted Apr 24, 2017

I have just returned from the Regional Parliamentarians’ Conference on Combating Human Trafficking – a two-day conference of parliamentarians from across the whole of Asia,…

Karachi children speak out about hardships of life on streets Posted Feb 16, 2017

Sexual assault, abuse and insults. These are just some of the dangers children living on the streets and roundabouts of Karachi, Pakistan face on a…

GFMD Civil Society Days: key messages on children on the move Posted Dec 09, 2016

    The working sessions on children of the GFMD Civil Society Days have delivered their outcome: the Child rapporteur Ms Roula Hamati, from Insan Association…

Children on the move at risk of being jailed Posted Dec 01, 2016

PAKISTAN – Adnan is a child on the move, 15-year old, one of the 196 children languishing in the Youthful Offenders Industrial School (YOIS), in…

Police training for children on the move in Pakistan Posted Nov 21, 2016

A training on “The Role of Police to the Protection of Children on the Move” took place for 110 newly recruited police officials, mostly assistant…

Youth Call for children on the move Posted Nov 07, 2016

“We are children on the move. But, first of all, we are children – with children’s rights” is the general principle of a Youth Call…

Tracking change Posted Nov 05, 2016

Larnaca (29 September and 1st of October 2016) – The satellite meeting ahead of GFMD 2016 on “Children On the Move and Other Children affected by…

The European Parliament must immediately address the Joint Way Forward Agreement between the EU and Afghanistan Posted Nov 04, 2016

Terre des Hommes together with other 25 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) submitted to the Members of the European Parliament a joint statement which raises deep concerns…