Category Archive for "Safeguarding Refugee Youth"

Safeguarding Refugee Youth: Turning 18 in the Asylum System

Dec 07 2012

Each year, hundreds of children arrive alone in the UK and seek asylum. These children are known as unaccompanied asylum-seeking children, and…

Safeguarding Refugee Youth: Conclusions and Recommendations

Dec 07 2012

Over the course of this blog series, I’ve examined the lives of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children in Britain as they turn eighteen and…

Safeguarding Refugee Youth: Problems with Current Practice

Dec 06 2012

As the previous posts have shown, there are many problems faced by unaccompanied asylum-seeking children who turn 18. A large number of…

Safeguarding Refugee Youth: The Good and Bad of Leaving Care

Dec 05 2012

[span style=””][/span]Transitioning out of care by Social Services is difficult no matter the situation of the ‘looked-after-child’. Unfortunately, the transition out of…

Safeguarding Refugee Youth: Turning 18 in the Asylum System

Dec 04 2012

Turning 18 and becoming a legal adult is a significant transition for all children. This transition is multiplied when one is leaving…