The shocking tales of child migrants seeking haven in Europe

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A report published this week by UN bodies UNICEF and the International Organization for Migration highlights the shocking treatment meted out to child migrants along their journeys to Europe. The most at risk are those from sub-Saharan countries travelling north to the Mediterranean through Libya, where they are exposed to sexual exploitation and forced labour, and who are especially targeted, the study finds, because of racism. Carine Fouteau reports.

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The tragic plight of young migrants, who are particularly exposed to the many dangers all migrants face along the long route to exile, is the subject of a shocking joint report published this week by the United Nations bodies UNICEF and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).