More international migrants move within Africa than beyond the continent. This brochure has the latest figures on migrant and refugee populations within Africa.
By coalescing efforts and investments around the African Agenda for Action for Children and Young People Uprooted, African leaders, civil society, the private sector, multi-lateral partners and young people themselves can unlock and harness the enormous potential that lies in Africa’s children and young people.
As part of a poll conducted in September and October 2018 by UNICEF through U-Report, a social messaging tool for young people, migrant and refugee children provided insights into their experiences leaving their homes.
Recommendations for concrete actions that local actors can take – and are already taking – to advance the rights of every refugee, migrant and IDP child living under their jurisdiction.
Every day, children and families from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico leave their homes and communities to set off on the perilous journey northward. They risk their lives for the promise of a better future.
Protecting children on the move starts with better data. Read more about how UNICEF proposes better data on children.
UNICEF paints a global and regional picture of the lives of millions of children and families affected by migration.
Children and youth on the move across the Mediterranean Sea, at risk of trafficking and exploitation.
In this report that compiles good practices and solutions, UNICEF shows that protecting migrant and displaced children is right in principle and practice.