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UNICEF: Syrian Refugee Children Risk Abuse, Exploitation

The United Nations Children’s Fund is calling for urgent action by the European Union to fully protect children fleeing conflict in Syria and other war-torn countries. UNICEF said refugee children are particularly vulnerable and open to abuse and exploitation. The U.N. Children’s Fund found that children made up one-quarter of all asylum seekers in Europe so far this year. In the first six months of 2015, it reported 106,000 children sought asylum in the European Union, most from war-torn...

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