ICMHD encourages countries to seek viable alternatives to separating and detaining children of irregular migrants, and it appeals to them to take measures that protect and promote the mental and physical health of children and migrants of all ages irrespective of the migration situation they find themselves in.
Featured Image: Credit:DFID / Rafiqur Rahman Raqu Eight months have gone by since the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its sobering special report on the predictions of a world […]
Had the mortality that has been recorded among migrants trying to reach Europe between January and August 2015 (at least 2,500) been associated with an infectious disease outbreak among Europeans, […]
Dr. Manuel Carballo History has a tragic habit of repeating itself. Besieging civilian populations has always been a weapon of war. In 1940 the Nazis forced over 400,000 Jews into […]
One in three women worldwide is a victim of physical or sexual violence. About 80 percent of the time, this violence occurs at the hands of a partner or spouse. […]
Recently, a landmark decision has just been reached by the European Court of Human Rights with respect to children separated from parents when these move to work to other cities […]
Switzerland is currently determining whether to introduce the mandatory DNA testing of asylum seekers requesting refuge under the family reunification program. To date, methods of assessing the veracity of claims to family […]