This research on views and opinions of children was launched in Bangkok on 9th April 2014. It highlights an essential work of the Destination Unknown campaign, its core, to listen to views and opinions of children on the move. Listen to them.
THE CHILD’S JOURNEY IN SEARCH OF RIGHTS :
Determining and addressing points of vulnerability in independent child migration in Thailand
Specific Objectives of Research
- To study the qualities, characteristics, competencies and resilience that independent child migrants develop, acquire and utilise in the face of risk and adversity;
- To analyse how children perceive their own vulnerability to the risks and hazards of independent migration;
- To determine the impact of rights-based responses to independent child migration in light of the contrasting perceptions of children’s vulnerability and agency within adult social power structures.
- To determine the necessary systems, structures and policies that would allow child migrants to claim their rights and protection
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