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18 Jul 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch found that fewer than 15 percent of more than 3,000 children were enrolled in public school at the end of the 2017-2018 school year.
22 May 2018 description
'Supported Independent Living for Unaccompanied Minors' covers their housing needs and focuses on leveraging and strengthening the teenagers’ skills and potential.
21 Dec 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch states they should be transferred to the Greek mainland and provided with adequate accommodation, and access to fair and efficient asylum procedures.
11 Dec 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Unrest in overcrowded facilities, coupled with bad conditions, means kids living in hot spots for prolonged periods experience high levels of stress, and can undergo depression and self-harming.
08 Dec 2017 description
report Oxfam
Oxfam hails positive move but says: "Even if we could move all 5,000 people overnight, reception facilities on the islands will still be over-capacity, unsafe and unsanitary."
22 Nov 2017 description
The Greek government, with the support of EU member states, should act now to end Greece’s “containment policy,” 20 human rights and aid groups said.
23 Oct 2017 description
19 human rights and humanitarian aid organizations called upon the Greek government to put an end to the ongoing “containment policy” confining asylum seekers to the Aegean islands.
16 Oct 2017 description
Legal status challenges place unaccompanied and separated children at risk of arrest, detention and in the cases of Greece and Jordan, relocation and even deportation.
25 Sep 2017 description
report Save the Children
In Greek camps, up to 16 people are forced to sleep in five-person tents. This level of overcrowding puts children at immense risk, with reports of violent outbreaks in some camps.
20 Jul 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Unaccompanied migrant children in Lesbos are being incorrectly identified as adults and housed with unrelated adults, leaving them vulnerable to abuse and unable to access the specific care they need, HRW said.
12 Jul 2017 description
On 31st July, European funding to NGOs responding to the migrant influx on the Greek islands will come to an end. Without a clear transition plan, gaps in services will likely occur.
19 Jun 2017 description
report Oxfam
This report identifies the impact of European migration policies on family unity and calls on the governments of EU member states to protect the right to family life of refugees.
25 Apr 2017 description
The auditors warn that the reception facilities in Italy and Greece are still not adequate. There is also a shortage of adequate facilities to accommodate and process unaccompanied minors.
16 Mar 2017 description
report Save the Children
Degrading conditions on the Greek islands as a result of the agreement have led to a rise in self-harm, aggression, anxiety and depression, according to Save the Children.
23 Jan 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Greek authorities, with EU support, should transfer asylum seekers living in appalling conditions to appropriate mainland accommodation, HRW said.
18 Jan 2017 description
Refugees and migrants in Greece aged 15 to 24 have an overwhelming interest in continuing their education, a desire to work and willingness to learn new skills, according to a new report.
18 Jan 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Refugees, asylum seekers, and other migrants with disabilities are not properly identified and do not enjoy equal access to services in reception centers in Greece, said Human Rights Watch.
16 Jan 2017 description
With only 11.5% of asylum seekers relocated, a real solution is overdue and requires solidarity among European countries to uphold the right to seek international protection, states the Norwegian Refugee Council.
08 Sep 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch
According to HRW, children are held in unsanitary conditions - sometimes with unrelated adults - in police stations and detention centers where they have little access to basic care and services.
17 Aug 2016 description
report Save the Children
There are now more than 10,300 refugees, including about 3,800 children, stranded on a few Greek islands, forcing women and children to live in demoralising and unsafe conditions.