children

Child immigration detention is a child rights violation, states the UN Network on Migration

16.9.2019

Detention of child immigrants has been recognized as a violation against children’s rights. It can have highly damaging effects on children’s physical and psychological health and well-being. The harm can occur even as a result of a short-time detention.

 

 

Siirtolaislapsi? Ei kun lapsi!

Finnish

Lapsi on aina ennen kaikkea lapsi, riippumatta siirtolaisstatuksesta. IOM ja muut YK-järjestöt sekä kansalaisjärjestöt ovat joutuneet muistuttamaan tästä muutamaan otteeseen viime aikoina

JOINT STATEMENT: Coercion of children to obtain fingerprints and facial images is never acceptable

JOINT STATEMENT: Coercion of children to obtain fingerprints and facial images is never acceptable

We, the undersigned civil society and UN organizations, are concerned by proposals now under consideration as part of the ongoing reform of the Common European Asylum System which would allow the use of coercion to take the fingerprints and facial images of children.