Gambian asylum seekers discuss their route at an Italian reception centre in Sicily. Unicef 2016 Gilbertson VII

Danger every step of the way

A harrowing journey to Europe for refugee and migrant children

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Danger Every Step of the Way unveils that more than nine out of 10 refugee and migrant children arriving in Europe this year through Italy are unaccompanied. Often these children have little choice but to make the journey alone, having been forced to flee their homes to escape conflict, despair and poverty. They make these journeys in the hope of finding safety in Europe.

You may also be interested in our latest briefing, published September 2017, which looks at how the UK Government can help refugee children reach the safety of their family.

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Danger every step of the way: A harrowing journey to Europe for refugee and migrant children

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