A deadly journey for children

The Central Mediterranean Migration Route

Migrants look out from behind the bars of a cell at a detention centre in Libya.
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Highlights

As part of a series highlighting the challenges faced by children in various crisis situations, this UNICEF Child Alert focuses on refugee and migrant children and women transiting the Central Mediterranean migration route from North Africa to Europe. The briefing presents findings on the sexual violence, exploitation, abuse and detention they suffer, and outlines UNICEF's call to action for implementation of a six-point plan to keep refugee and migrant children and women safe.

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