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Abuse, exploitation and trafficking 'stark reality' for migrant children trying to reach Europe – UN report

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....

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Published By: Europe - Tuesday, 12 September

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