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CCOM report 1 (July 2020)

The Children Caring on the Move (CCoM) project has come to the end of a busy and fruitful first year. Coinciding with the onset of the covid-19 pandemic, this has also been a challenging time. Our project began in May 2019 and since then we have made significant strides. Detailed in this report is the […]

Care in times of covid

In this blog Sarah Crafter reflects on discussions amongst the CCoM team about care, covid-19 and young migrants who travel alone. The blog also raises worrying concerns within the media and from the third sector for the number of vulnerable young people going missing, becoming homeless and being disconnected. 

Unregulated accommodation

In this blog, Kamena Dorling talks about the problems with putting children who have migrated to the UK alone in ‘unregulated accommodation’. Kamena is a consultant on the CCoM project. She is the Head of Policy and Advocacy at Article 39, an organisation that fights for the rights of children living in state and privately-run […]

Who’s Who: Meet the team

The CCoM team come from a range of different disciplines and backgrounds as academics, professionals and activists. You can read the short biographies from our team here. Want to find out more about our team members? Read our Who’s Who blog posts to find out more. This blog is about Sarah Crafter, who co-leads the CCoM […]

Two Conversations

In this blog, Gulli, Mika, Mirfat, Rebin and Zak* (Young Researchers) write about why they are involved in CCoM and some of the emerging themes. It is addressed to different audiences: young asylum seekers, refugees and migrants AND everyone else. It is a blog made up of two conversations.

Beginnings

In this blog, Rachel Rosen discusses the importance of reflecting on terminology, concepts, and starting points in research on the care of and by separated child migrants.

Long-standing and emerging issues

In this blog (Thinking through long-standing and emerging issues in the care of separated child migrants), Sarah Crafter reflects on some of the key discussions raised in the project’s first Advisory Group meeting. These discussions focus on some of the long-standing and emerging issues for the care of separated child migrants.