Vital protection for refugee and migrant children making perilous sea journeys to Europe urgently needed – UNICEF

PRESS RELEASE Vital protection for refugee and migrant children making perilous sea journeys to Europe urgently needed – UNICEF In first two weeks of 2019, more than 400 uprooted children reached European shores amid freezing temperatures and rough waters UNICEF Ireland Executive Director Peter Power is available for interview.  GENEVA, 21 January 2019 – UNICEF is … Continued

Investment in education desperately needed to avert “lost generation” of Rohingya children – UNICEF

PRESS RELEASE: Investment in education desperately needed to avert “lost generation” of Rohingya children – UNICEF One year after mass exodus from Myanmar, the futures of more than 500,000 refugee children in Bangladesh are in the balance Multimedia materials are available here NEW YORK/COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh, 23 August 2018 – More than half a million … Continued

Children returned to Central America and Mexico at heightened risk of violence, stigma and deprivation

PRESS RELEASE Children returned to Central America and Mexico at heightened risk of violence, stigma and deprivation UNICEF Child Alert report shows dangerous journeys and deportations intensify root causes of irregular migration Peter Power, UNICEF Ireland’s Executive Director is available for interview. Download the report, photos, video and broll: https://uni.cf/2vRhdS3 NEW YORK/PANAMA CITY/DUBLIN, 16 August, … Continued

Five-fold increase in number of refugee and migrant children traveling alone since 2010 – UNICEF

Ahead of G7 and EU summits, UNICEF urges world leaders to adopt six-point plan to keep refugee children safe “He said to me if I didn’t sleep with him he would not bring me to Europe. He raped me.” – Mary (17), from Nigeria Note to editors: Report, photos, video and b-roll here: http://uni.cf/2qa2cKc DUBLIN/NEW … Continued