04 December 2017

Thematic Focus: Children

Beyond Borders: How to Make the Global Compacts on Migration and Refugees Work for Uprooted Children (Unicef, Nov. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Children Must be Top of Global Migration Agenda, UN Experts Say [text]
- Links to two general comments on the human rights of children in situations of international migration, jointly adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child and the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families.

"First Child Refugee from Greek Camps Comes to UK," The Guardian, 18 Nov. 2017 [text]

Manual on Smart Practices for Working with Migrant Unaccompanied and Separated Children in the Europe Region (IFRC, Nov. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

(Member) States’ Approaches to Unaccompanied Minors Following Status Determination (European Migration Network, Oct. 2017) [text]
- Note: These are the specifications for a new EMN study. The deadline for national contributions is 31 Jan. 2018.

Protection and Assistance for Children on the Move (IFRC, Nov. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Regional Security Means Border Security: New Data on Why Central American Children Flee to the United States (War on the Rocks, Nov. 2017) [text]

"Sexual Exploitation of Unaccompanied Migrant and Refugee Boys in Greece: Approaches to Prevention," PLoS Medicine 14(11): e1002438 (Nov. 2017) [open access]

Unaccompanied Children’s Right to Legal Assistance in Asylum Proceedings: An Overview of the Universal and Regional Systems of Human Rights Protection in Europe and the Americas, Thesis (Lund Univ., 2017) [text]

“The War on Syrian Girls: Supporting the Criminalization of Sex-Related Violence and Trafficking of Minor Refugees,” Children’s Legal Rights Journal, vol. 37, no. 2 (2017) [full-text]

"Why UN’s Global Compact on Refugees Must Address Needs of Young People," 23 Nov. 2017 [text]

Young People on the Move and Their Engagement in Peace & Security: Case Study from the North of Central America and South Sudan (UNHCR, Sept. 2017) [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Children & Families (14 Nov. 2017)

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