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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action

Harrowing journeys: Children and youth on the move across the Mediterranean Sea, at risk of trafficking and exploitation

Type :
Research reports & papers
Author :
UNICEF/IOM
Published :
2017
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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 racism that make young refugees and migrants − especially those from sub-Saharan Africa − vulnerable