FBX Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University
Based on data collected in four sites in Greece – Lesvos, Chios, Athens, and Thessaloniki – this study analyzes the risk factors responsible for the exposure of migrant and refugee children to physical, psychological, and sexual violence and exploitation. The following risk factors are highlighted:
The report also explores the context in which children are exposed to and become victims of physical, psychological, and sexual violence.
Moving forward, response gaps from both government and non-government actors are highlighted and a series of recommendations are provided that address the complexity of the current humanitarian emergency.