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14/09/2017

Abuse, Exploitation and Trafficking ‘Stark Reality’ for Migrant Children Trying to Reach Europe – UN Report

Human Wrongs Watch

12 September 2017 – More than 75 per cent of migrant and refugee children trying to reach Europe via the Central Mediterranean route face appalling levels of abuse, exploitation and trafficking, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said, calling on the continent to establish safe and regular pathways for migration.

Walking along the train tracks connecting Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, a woman carries a young boy as a young girl holds on to the back of her jacket. Photo: UNICEF/UN012803/Georgiev

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