Danger Every Step of the Way: A Harrowing Journey to Europe for Refugee and Migrant Children
From June 14, 2016, UNICEF press release entitled “If you try to run, they shoot you; if you stop working they beat you. It was just like the slave trade.” More than 9 out of 10 refugee and migrant children arriving in Europe this year through Italy are unaccompanied, prompting UNICEF to warn of the growing threats of abuse, exploitation and death facing them.
Neither Safe Nor Sound: Unaccompanied Children of the English Channel and the North Sea
From June 16, 2016, UNICEF press release entitled “Neither safe nor sound”: Sexual exploitation, trafficking and abuse engulfing the lives of children in the camps of Calais and Dunkirk”. Children experience sexual exploitation, violence and forced labour on a daily basis in the camps of Northern France, according to the findings of Neither Safe Nor Sound, a new UNICEF France and UNICEF UK study.