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Asylum Aid: Detention

A short report from Asylum Aid regarding women and children held in detention centres.

Link [Last update: 2007-04-23; 12:06]

MAPW Position Paper: The Effect Of Detention Centres On The Health Of Children

A study contacted in Australia (May 2002). Relevant to all children in detention centres.

Link [Last update: 2007-05-15; 12:45]

The Report of the National Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention

An Australian report (2002). Good source of information and links.

Link [Last update: 2007-05-15; 12:45]

Refugee Council: Children in Detention

A policy paper published in Nov 2003.
Outlines issues relating to children being held in detention centres and suggests the way forward.

Link [Last update: 2007-05-15; 12:45]

UNICEF: Children deprived of their liberty and juvenile justice

Fact sheet produced by Unicef (pdf). Contains information on building a protective environment for children; rights and services.

Link [Last update: 2007-05-15; 13:15]

Women's commission for refugee women and children: Special considerations for Refugee Children

The commission is working to improve the lives and defend the rights of refugee and internally displaced women, children and adolescents. This document (pdf) includes issues such as health, detention centres and unaccompanied minors.

Link [Last update: 2007-05-15; 13:15]

Provides up to date links to Deportation and Detention.

Link [Last update: 2007-05-15; 13:15]

Children in UK detention

Report: 'No Place for a Child: Children in UK immigration detention - impacts, alternatives and safeguards'
Save the Children (2005)

Link [Last update: 2007-05-15; 13:18]

Working with children and young people subject to immigration control: Guidelines for best practice

From Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA). Excellent guidelines, includes chapter on Detention.

Link [Last update: 2007-05-15; 13:16]

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