09 January 2022

Refugee and Migrant Response

Since 2015, more than 1.5 million refugees and migrants have passed through Serbia, among whom between 8 and 28 per cent were women and girls and between a quarter and a third were children (out of which 10–50 per cent were unaccompanied and separated children).   Despite the de-facto closure of the Balkan route in early 2016, refugees and…, Programme Area Goals, UNICEF is working in partnership with the Government and civil society to ensure all refugee and migrant women, girls and boys in Serbia, and especially the most vulnerable groups such as unaccompanied and separated children, adolescents on the move, and women and girls at risk of gender-based violence, benefit from timely, equitable and…, Refugee/Migrant Response Plan Target, Migrant child in RC UNICEF Srbija / 2021 / Jovanović In order to support COVID-19 prevention and impact mitigation in 2021, UNICEF aims to:   Reach 1,100 children with quality child protection support, Provide 1,500 women, girls and boys with gender-based violence prevention and response services, Ensure 500 children are benefiting from a…, Challenge, Traveling to their expected country of destination, women and children on the move are often physically exhausted, psychologically traumatized and in need of medical and protection assistance. In Serbia, refugee and migrant children and women are accommodated in collective centres that ensure basic needs; however, further access to health,…, Solution, In cooperation with the Ministry of Labour, Employment, Veterans and Social Affairs and the Commissariat for Refugees and Migration of the Republic of Serbia, UNICEF works on strengthening child protection systems through supporting sectoral coordination, providing technical assistance and enhancing competences of all service providers for quality…