Sexual Assault of Detained Migrant Children Reported in the Thousands Since 2015

According to an article on NPR.org (National Public Radio), in each of the past four years (2015-2019), 1,000 or more immigrant children who arrived at the southern U.S. border without their parents have reported being sexually abused while in government custody, according to federal records released in February 2019. The data from the Department of Health and [...]

Sexual Assault of Detained Migrant Children Reported in the Thousands Since 20152019-06-11T13:58:58-06:00

Harrowing Journeys: Children and Youth on the Move across the Mediterranean Sea, at Risk of Trafficking and Exploitation

This joint report from UNICEF and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) explores in detail survey data from the Central and Eastern Mediterranean Sea routes to Europe, focusing on adolescents and youth on the move from Africa and Asia. The analysis reveals staggering rates of trafficking and exploitation, and also points to the xenophobia and [...]

Harrowing Journeys: Children and Youth on the Move across the Mediterranean Sea, at Risk of Trafficking and Exploitation2019-06-11T13:01:00-06:00