Over the last 20 years, the numbers of unaccompanied children and young people travelling alone to Europe has increased sharply UNICEF, There is no universal terminology to describe a child or young person who is seeking asylum alone. A growing body of literature explores the experiences of these young people both during their journeys to the UK and on arrival. While much of this research points to remarkable resilience, many young people have emotional health needs resulting from trauma prior to and during their journeys Digidiki and Bhabha,
Child asylum seekers 'falling apart' due to Home Office delays
Unaccompanied asylum seekers and refugee minors. - UCL Discovery
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Safeguarding unaccompanied asylum seeking and refugee children
There has been misleading reporting over the past week, claiming that the Government is turning its back on vulnerable refugees, in particular unaccompanied asylum seeking children. However, the UK Government has a strong and proud record of helping vulnerable children and this will not change. The UK is a European leader in resettling unaccompanied asylum seeking children. The Government is doing more than most EU countries to help vulnerable unaccompanied children.
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