Danger every step of the way: A harrowing journey to Europe for refugee and migrant children
Our new report, Danger Every Step of the Way, has found 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. But why are these children forced to leave? And what are the dangers that they face?