A centre in Turkey's capital is looking to provide refugee children with the tools they need to build a new life.
The number of children crossing borders unaccompanied has risen up to five times since 2012. Here’s a quick look at the IFRC’s findings on the danger faced by young migrants and refugees.
Médecins Sans Frontières executive director said children in Australia's Nauru island exist in "a semi-comatose state" due to their indefinite detention while a large number of the refugee treated have attempted suicide.
In its latest report, Human Rights Watch has criticised the Greek government saying it's denying refugee children access to formal education.
International organisations warn that Syria risks a "lost generation" of uneducated children. But, one teacher took it on herself to to build refugee children living in camps in Jordan a school.
Over 40 percent of Syrian refugee children living in neighbouring countries are not being educated, says a report published by children's rights group KidsRights.
Often traumatised by the conflicts and violence they are fleeing, children face the risk of drowning on sea crossings, malnourishment and dehydration, trafficking, kidnapping, rape and even murder, says UNICEF.
Unaccompanied children who account for a large percentage of migrants and refugees face appalling perils such as rape, beatings, and forced child labour on their journey to Europe, according to a report by UNICEF.
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