Age & Generation in Canada’s Migration Law, Policy, & Programming
by Christina Clark-Kazak, York University [RRN/CRS Policy Brief Submitted to the Government of Canada, December 2, 2016] Executive Summary Age and generation are central to forced migration experiences and processes for several reasons. First, different demographic profiles exist in different migration contexts, with age issues factoring into migration decisions and policymaking. Second, people at different … Continue reading Age & Generation in Canada’s Migration Law, Policy, & Programming
Children on the Run: Unaccompanied Children Leaving Central America and Mexico and the Need for International Protection
The full report can be dowloaded at the link below.
Buried Alive: Stateless Kurds in Syria
Lynch, M. & Ali, P. (2006). Buried alive: Stateless Kurds in Syria. Refugee International. Introduction Stateless Kurds in Syria are virtually invisible people. Numbering about 300,000, this group is in a unique situation in relation to the larger Kurdish population. There are no exact figures for the number of Kurds in Syria because of the political implications of over- or underestimation, … Continue reading Buried Alive: Stateless Kurds in Syria
Arendts children: Do todays migrant children have a right to have rights?
Bhabha, J. (2009). Arendts children: Do todays migrant children have a right to have rights? Human Rights Quarterly. 31(2). 410-451. http://www.mrs.lu.se/upload/MRdokument/omtentaMRSG10dk3/31.2.Bhabha.pdf Large numbers of child migrants todayhere referred to as Arendts childrenare functionally stateless, whether or not they have a legal nationality. The fundamental rights to protection, family life, education, and health care that these … Continue reading Arendts children: Do todays migrant children have a right to have rights?
Children without a state: A global human rights challenge
Bhabha, J. (2011). Children without a state: A global human rights challenge. Cambridge: MIT Press. http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?ttype=2&tid=12530 Children are among the most vulnerable citizens of the world, with a special need for the protections, rights, and services offered by states. And yet children are particularly at risk from statelessness. Thirty-six percent of all births in the … Continue reading Children without a state: A global human rights challenge
INEE is pleased to announce the launch of the new INEE Toolkit at www.ineesite.org/toolkit The INEE Toolkit contains a wide variety of practical, field-friendly tools and resources to guide educationalists, humanitarian workers and government officials working in the field of education in emergenciesthrough to recovery. With the input of many INEE members, the original Toolkit … Continue reading INEE Toolkit
‘No right to dream’: being young and undocumented in Britain
What does it mean to be young and undocumented in contemporary Britain? How do young migrants cope with life in Britain at a time of economic downturn and the government tough touch on undocumented migrants? ‘No right to dream’ is a piece of research led by Alice Bloch (Department of Sociology, City University London), Nando … Continue reading ‘No right to dream’: being young and undocumented in Britain
Detention and the Best Interests of the Child
The CCR has just published a report, Detention and Best interests of the child, which shows that detention of children is NOT limited to exceptional circumstances and that their best interests are not always considered.