Refugee children

Reimagining Education with Imagination

By Yasmine Sherif – Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait To achieve SDG4 on quality inclusive education, we must prioritize mental health The month of May marks mental health awareness month or mental health awareness week in several countries…

Greece: COVID-19 pandemic a further risk to refugee child education, warns UN partner

UN agencies in Greece have expressed concern at the effect that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the education of refugee children in the country, as a charity partner warns that funding for educational programmes is on the verge of…

Jeremy Corbyn: we must not turn our back on refugee children

“In the 1930s, Britain offered refuge to 10,000 Jewish Kindertransport children, fleeing genocide and persecution in Europe, when most other countries refused” Jeremy Corbyn declared today. “We must continue this humanitarian legacy and not turn our back on refugee children…

UNHCR spokesman: EU must do more for refugee children

Children make up nearly half of refugees worldwide. DW’s Kathleen Schuster spoke with the UNHCR’s Babar Baloch about the perils that children face as refugees. Back in March – as the makeshift Idomeni camp on Greece’s border with Macedonia made…

What If Turkey Drops Its “Human Bomb” on Europe?

Human Wrongs Watch By Baher Kamal* ROME, 19 June 2016 (IPS) – Will the rapid–though silent escalation of political tensions between the European Union and Turkey, which has been taking a dangerous turn over the last few weeks, push Ankara…

UNICEF ‘Alarmed’ at Refugee and Migrant Deaths in the Mediterranean

Human Wrongs Watch The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) expressed alarm at the number of migrant and refugee deaths in the past week in the Central Mediterranean, many of whom were believed to be unaccompanied minors.* In anticipation of a…

Children, Women Suffer ‘Dire Consequences’ of Conflict in Nigeria – UNICEF

Human Wrongs Watch Women and children make up the vast majority of the latest wave of refugees fleeing violence in northern Nigeria, the United Nations Children’s Fund on 20 January 2015 warned, spotlighting its ongoing efforts to provide basic assistance,…