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Term: unaccompanied refugee children

Term details for 'unaccompanied refugee children'

A child under 18 years of age who has achieved refugee status, who is separated from both parents and not being cared for by and adult. Term introduced October 2014, for earlier material see also 'unaccompanied asylum seeking children'.

Broader terms
children, refugees
Related terms
children in need, unaccompanied asylum seeking children, vulnerable children

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