10 December 2018

Thematic Focus: Children & Families


Alone and Unsafe: Children, Migration and Sexual and Gender-based Violence (IFRC, Nov. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Asylum Procedures in Greece: The Case of Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Minors," Chapter in Asylum Determination in Europe: Ethnographic Perspectives (Palgrave Macmillan, Dec. 2018) [open access]

Child-related Concerns and Migration Decisions: Evidence from the Gallup World Poll, Innocenti Discussion Paper, no. 2018-17 (Unicef, Dec. 2018) [text]

ChildMove: A Discussion on the Project Following Unaccompanied Young Refugees across Europe, Brussels, 27 Nov. 2018 [info]
- Follow link for podcast.

"Children in Migration: Collateral Damage?," ECRE Weekly Bulletin, 30 Nov. 2018 [text]

A Right to be Heard: Listening to Children and Young People on the Move (Unicef, Dec. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Towards a Child Rights-based Assessment Tool to Evaluate National Responses to Migrant and Refugee Children, Innocenti Discussion Paper, no. 2018-04 (Unicef, Dec. 2018) [text]


"Administrative Chaos: Responding to Child Refugees—U.S. Immigration Process in Crisis," Washington and Lee Law Review, vol. 75, no. 3 (2018) [full-text]

Away from Home, and All Alone: Helping Displaced Children Understand Foster Care (UNHCR, April 2018) [text]
- This Handbook was developed to provide better care to unaccompanied and separated children in Malaysia; see also other related resources: 1) Handbook for Foster Care Agency; 2) Handbook for Foster Parents; 3) Manual on Foster Care for Unaccompanied and Separated Children.

Briefing: How Lawyers Can Help Young People in the Asylum System (Free Movement Blog, Dec. 2018) [text]
- Focuses on the UK.

The Chaos Behind Donald Trump's Policy of Family Separation at the Border (CBS News, Nov. 2018) [access]
- "A 60 Minutes investigation has found the separations that dominated headlines this summer began earlier and were greater in number than the Trump administration admits." Follow link for transcript and video. See also related Just Security blog post.

Crisis in the Central African Republic: In a Neglected Emergency, Children Need Aid, Protection – and a Future (Unicef, Nov. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

I Want to Feel Safe: Strengthening Child Protection in the Initial Reception of Unaccompanied and Separated Children in Sweden (UNHCR, Dec. 2018) [text]

*For Refugees on Nauru, Little Joy on Children’s Day (Human Rights Watch, Nov. 2018) [text]

Impact of Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance on Child Labour among Syrian Refugee Children in Bekaa, Lebanon (World Vision, Nov. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Seeking Safety, Finding Fear: Syrian Families’ Experiences of (Im)Mobility and the Implications for Children and Family Rights," Canadian Journal of Children's Rights, vol. 5, no. 1 (2018) [open access]

*The Tornillo Influx Care Facility: Concerns About Staff Background Checks and Number of Clinicians on Staff (Office of Inspector General, Nov. 2018) [text]
- See also related Immigration Impact blog post.

Young Refugees Have Unique Needs That Require Special Support (The Conversation, Nov. 2018) [text]
- Focuses on Canada.


Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Children & Families (13 Nov. 2018)

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