Publications

Families belong together: Reunify separated children with families and end detention at US-Mexico border Posted Jul 06, 2018

At least 2,300 children at the US-Mexico border have been separated from their families over a 5-week period, and children continue to be detained with…

States should never use force or detention against migrant children to obtain their fingerprints, says EU rights agency Posted Mar 28, 2018

Authorities from European Union member states should never use force to obtain migrant children’s fingerprints and other biometric data, a new report by the European…

Refugee and migrant children face destitution and uncertainty in Paris Posted Mar 27, 2018

A lack of information about children’s rights and European asylum law is leaving refugee and migrant children sleeping outdoors in Paris. Governments in both France…

New report explains how European countries can better support refugee children Posted Jan 05, 2018

A new research report by SOS Children’s Villages and Eurochild is aiming to help child protection services from countries across Europe to respond to the…

Roadmap to Ending Child Immigration Detention Posted Dec 04, 2017

This advocacy tool, elaborated by the International Detention Coalition in the framework of the Initiative for Child Rights in the Global Compacts, outlines the proposed milestones…

Youth on the move: Investigating decision-making, migration trajectories and expectations of young people on the way to Italy Posted Oct 02, 2017

A new study, Youth on the move: Investigating decision-making, migration trajectories and expectations of young people on the way to Italy, has been released –…

Children in Calais face systematic police abuse, says RRDP report Posted Aug 01, 2017

Once home to 8,000 refugees and migrants living in inhumane circumstances, Calais is again being described as a human rights violation zone. An independent survey…

How paying for psychosocial care for unaccompanied minors now will save money in the future Posted Jul 09, 2017

A new study conducted by the Italian Society of Traumatic Stress Studies in partnership with Destination Unknown campaign member Terre des Hommes has shown how…

Now Available: the Working Document on Child Rights in the Global Compacts Posted Jun 27, 2017

The working document “Child Rights in the Global Compacts: Recommendations for protecting, promoting and implementing the human rights of children on the move in the…