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Making life better for children on the move: Promising practices for working with and supporting children on the move Posted Jan 30, 2019

Destination Unknown is working to ensure children and young people on the move can exercise their human rights, have hope for the future and thrive…

Ethically indisputable that Italy should give safe harbour to migrants aboard rescue boat Posted Jan 28, 2019

Destination Unknown campaign member Terre des Hommes is dismayed and opposed to the Italian government’s latest example of unjustifiable indifference towards human life, by preventing…

Refugee children on the Greek islands: An overwhelming mental health crisis Posted Jan 23, 2019

Children forced to live in overcrowded refugee camps on Greek islands such as Lesvos are being left to battle a mental health crisis alone. New…

Adoption of Global Compact on Migration will help protect rights of migrant children worldwide Posted Dec 10, 2018

The Initiative on the Rights of the Child in the Global Compacts, of which Destination Unknown is a member, welcomes today the adoption of the…

Faro model handbook: Mental health and psychosocial support to unaccompanied minor migrants and families with children upon first reception Posted Nov 28, 2018

The Faro model handbook: Mental health and psychosocial support to unaccompanied minor migrants and families with children upon first reception is a tool developed by…

Human trafficking among migrants and refugees in Europe: Understanding what puts them at risk Posted Oct 18, 2018

While substantial evidence exists on the trafficking and exploitation of migrants and refugees on the Western Mediterranean migration route in Europe, little is known about…

Learning from children on the move in West Africa Posted Sep 21, 2018

Destination Unknown campaign member Terre des Hommes, Enda and the African Movement of Working Children and Youth are working on a joint child protection programme…

Helping to develop Iraqi children’s life skills to overcome traumatic experiences Posted Sep 06, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of families were forced to flee their homes in Iraq when extremists, the so-called Islamic State (IS), took over a third of…

Countries must work together to ensure children on the move receive continuous care Posted Jul 10, 2018

Olivier Geissler, from Destination Unknown member International Social Service, explains the importance of cross border collaboration to ensure children on the move are treated as…