Thousands of unaccompanied young migrants fleeing violence and insecurity arrive in Europe every year; an estimated 31,395 claimed asylum in an EU country in 2017. As children, they ought to qualify for protection under international conventions and law, but in reality many are not offered or given that security and care.

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Unaccompanied Young Migrants: Identity, Care and Justice edited by Sue Clayton, Anna Gupta and Katie Willis was published by Policy Press on 30 January 2019.