Thousands of unaccompanied children are part of the current refugee exodus traveling via the Balkan states to Europe. Most of them are from Afghanistan. They were sent off by their parents to find a better life.
Refugees continue to cross the Balkan route into Europe that the EU-Turkey deal was meant to cut off. Smugglers show the way. Marianna Karakoulaki and Dimitris Tosidis report from Chios, Thessaloniki, Belgrade and Sid.
Around 180 million children are more likely to live in extreme poverty, be out of school or suffer a violent death than their parents, according to UNICEF. The World Children's Day report suggests things could get worse.
They fled burning villages, systematic rape and arbitrary killings. Now Bangladesh has signed a deal with Myanmar to return some of its hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees.
The US will stop accepting applications for its child refugee program, which helped minors escape violence in Central America. The program was launched in 2014 in response to the flow of minors arriving at the US border.
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