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Child Migrants with and without Parents: Census-based estimates of scale and characteristics in Argentina, Chile and South Africa
The paper defines child migrants as under 18 year olds whose usual residence was in a different country or province five years prior to census. The author ...

Child Trafficking in the Nordic Countries: Rethinking strategies and national responses
The study was initiated with twin aims: improving understanding of child trafficking and responses in the region; and contributing to the international ...

Children in Immigrant Families in Eight Affluent Countries: Their family, national and international context
During recent decades most affluent countries have experienced large increases in the number and diversity of immigrants, and accordingly it is anticipated ...

Children in Immigrant Families in Switzerland: On a path between discrimination and integration
Special Series on Children in Immigrant Families in Affluent Societies Public debate on immigration tends to be polarized in Switzerland ...

Children in Immigrant Families in the Netherlands: A statistical portrait and a review of the literature
Special Series on Children in Immigrant Families in Affluent Societies Of the total population of the Netherlands about 19 per cent are ...

The Children of Immigrants in France: The emergence of a second generation
Special Series on the Situation of Children in Immigrant Families in Affluent Societies In 2005, 4.9 million immigrants were residing in ...

Children of International Migrants in Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines: A review of evidence and policies
This paper considers three groups of children affected by international migration: (i) children left behind by international labour migrants from the ...

Children of Migrants and Ethnic Minorities: An overview and conceptual framework
Following the Second World War and particularly after the 1960s, many Western European countries experienced positive immigration. Migrations to each ...

Children's Work and Independent Child Migration: A critical review
This review considers the evidence from child labour research that is relevant to understanding independent child migration for work. Three factors are ...

Un decennio straordinario per i diritti dei bambini 1989-1999
In occasione del decennale della Convenzione delle Nazioni Uniti sui Diritti dell’Infanzia, la Regione Toscana, il Comitato Nazionale per l’UNICEF e il ...

For every child answers: 30 years of research for children at UNICEF Innocenti
The 30 narratives in this publication showcase the range and depth of the work UNICEF Innocenti has undertaken over three decades of existence. In everything ...

Independent Child Migrants in Developing Countries: Unexplored links in migration and development
This paper focuses on independent migrant children, defined as below 18 years old, who choose to move from home and live at destinations without a parent ...

Independent Children, Inconsistent Adults: International child migration and the legal framework
Like adults, children migrate across borders for different reasons and in varying circumstances; and they face legal consequences as a result of their ...

Literature Review on Qualitative Methods and Standards for Engaging and Studying Independent Children in the Developing World
This paper identifies and evaluates qualitative methods appropriate for use in conducting policy-relevant research on the experiences, motivations, agency ...

Migration and Inequality: Making policies inclusive for every child
Drawing on Europe’s experience, this brief provides a cross-country comparative overview of inequality affecting children in the migration pathway, who ...

No Ordinary Decade for Children's Rights 1989-1999
A Report of the international gathering held in Florence to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, with special ...

Not Refugee Children, Not Migrant Children, But Children First: Lack of a systematic and integrated approach
This brief takes a deep dive in the semantics and conceptual issues in the children and migration discourse, and highlights some of the key implementation ...

Reimagining Migration Responses in Ethiopia: Learning from migrant children and young people’s experiences. Summary Report.
Migration is a regular feature of life in Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa region. It takes multiple forms and is driven by numerous factors, including ...

Reimagining Migration Responses in Somaliland and Puntland: Learning from migrant children and young people’s experiences. Summary Report
Migration is a regular feature of life in the Horn of Africa. It takes multiple forms and is driven by numerous factors, including personal aspirations, ...

Reimagining Migration Responses in Sudan: Learning from migrant children and young people’s experiences. Summary Report
Migration is a regular feature of life in Sudan and the broader region. It takes multiple forms and is driven by numerous factors, including personal ...

Reimagining Migration Responses: Learning from children and young people who move in the Horn of Africa
The number of international migrants under 18 is rising, accelerated by complex and fast-evolving economic, demographic, security and environmental drivers. ...

Review of the Circumstances among Children in Iimmigrant Families in Australia
Special Series on the Situation of Children in Immigrant Families in Affluent Societies There were about 1.5 million children 0 to 17 years ...

The Sale and Sexual Exploitation of Children: Migration
Children who are migrating, especially if unaccompanied, face increased risk of being subjected to violence, including sexual violence, exploitation, ...

The Situation among Children of Migrant Origin in Germany
Special Series on the Situation of Children in Immigrant Families in Affluent Societies Germany may be described as a country of immigrants. ...

The Situation of Children in Immigrant Families in Italy: Changes and challenges
Special Series on Children in Immigrant Families in Affluent Societies According to 2001 census data more than 900,000 children aged 0-17, ...

The Situation of Children in Immigrant Families in the United Kingdom
Special Series on Children in Immigrant Families in Affluent Societies The foreign-born population in the United Kingdom reached 4.9 million ...

Strengthening Child Protection Systems for Unaccompanied Migrant Children in Mozambique: A case study of the border town of Ressano Garcia
This research sets out to understand the why, how and with whom of rural-urban internal migration of children to Ressano Garcia, a border town between ...

Towards a Child Rights-based Assessment Tool to Evaluate National Responses to Migrant and Refugee Children
This paper examines a range of tools, guidelines and formats available to monitor and evaluate various aspects of national responses to migrant children ...