How to Make the Global Compacts on Migration and Refugees Work for Uprooted Children
The goal of this report is to show that protecting migrant, displaced and refugee children is not only right in principle, it is also right when put into practice. Indeed, governments and their partners are actively engaged in initiatives within countries and across borders to provide care and protection for uprooted children. Host communities also have employed innovative ways to welcome and help integrate them.
The case studies presented were chosen to display geographical diversity and highlight efforts in low-, medium- and high-income contexts. They show work under way for children in their communities of origin, as they transit across borders, and in countries of destination. Several of the case studies have long track records of success. Others are works in progress, and as a result, a full assessment of their impact would be premature. Still they offer examples of initiatives that are evolving to keep up with changing circumstances and the needs of uprooted children. Most of them can be replicated in different contexts around the world.
Case studies related to education include:
- Lebanon: Strengthening education systems for all children
- United Republic of Tanzania: Community health workers reach refugees, save lives
- Jordan: Addressing social protection needs for vulnerable refugee children