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Separation of children and parents in US: What can we do?

4 September 2018
A statement from our Director on the separation of asylum-seeking children from their parents at the US border: here's what you can do today.

We must stop failing those we have pledged to protect

3 May 2018
Over an 18 month period, we tracked what happened to 25 young men who had left the UK care system at 18 and consequently been sent back to Afghanistan

Waiting for asylum: the impact on children going through the process

2 May 2018
The impact of the trauma young refugees have experienced is made worse by the delays and uncertainty experienced at all levels of the asylum system.

Young asylum seekers ‘face blanket study ban’

11 April 2018

A small number of young people we work with have been affected by a legal change restricting their access to education. We spoke to the Observer about the negative impact that the withdrawal of the right to study will have on young asylum seekers for whom education is one of the most positive aspects of their lives.

Our call to protect survivors of child trafficking

6 February 2018

We've signed ECPAT UK's open letter to the Home Secretary, asking her to reconsider the decision to return a survivor of child trafficking to a country where he has no family or support networks and to reform the support provided to all children identified as victims of modern slavery in the UK.

"I want to study and play sport"

2 January 2018

What is life like for young asylum seekers in the UK? Read Ashanhullah's story to find out more.

Young asylum seeker attacked in Croydon

6 April 2017

RSN is part of the Croydon Young Refugees Network, an umbrella group of around 30 organisations working to improve opportunities and outcomes for young refugees and asylum seekers in the Croydon area. We were signatories to the group's statement in response to the recent attack of a 17 year old Kurdish boy

RSN on the radio: refugee children and mental health

13 March 2017

A new report, Invisible Wounds, from Save the Children has revealed how the war in Syria has ruined childhoods, leading to ‘toxic stress’ across a generation of children, leaving a life-long impact on their mental and physical health.

RSN in the Guardian: How schools are helping refugee children to succeed

12 December 2016

We talk to the Guardian about how schools are helping refugee children to succeed and move forward with their lives.

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