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The situation of unaccompanied children and their disappearances is addressed in the publication "The Fading Children".


This is a position paper based on the Human Rights League’s research conducted from September 2013 to September 2014, including research on legislation, statistics, available studies and analysis (‘desk-research’) and the implementation and analysis of interviews (‘field-research’). The research was conducted as part of the Missing Children Project sponsored by the Open Society Foundation. The document consists of findings and recommendations, and its initial analysis also includes profiles of children from Afghanistan and Somalia living in Slovakia.

Other HRL publications: Only available in Slovak; please contact us for English assistance

Kid or Adult? Protection of the rights of foreigners in determining age in detention proceedings

Guardianship: Unaccompanied Minors under the conditions of the Slovak Republic (Legal Status and Recommendations for Appropriate Procedures)

Legal Status and Possibility of Integration for Unaccompanied Minors in the Slovak Republic